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Re: Here are some of my ideas for Fedora 8 and Fedora 9



David Boles wrote:

Honestly. Just read one of the darn EULAs. Or have an attorney explain it
to you.

You have an extremely one-sided view. There is no reason to assume that everything a EULA demands is legal. You may end up in an expensive lawsuit if you break it, but it's a mix bag who will win. For example, if someone sells you a product and demands that you can't resell it, that demand is not legal:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2001/11/28/us_court_ruling_nixes_software/
If they say you can't reverse engineer it, that's still up in the air:
http://cse.stanford.edu/class/cs201/projects-99-00/intellectual-property-law/reverse_engineering.htm
although the DCMA would apply to some software and change things in countries that support it.

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  Les Mikesell
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