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Re: Fishing License



On Thu, 2006-05-11 at 10:50, Robin Laing wrote:

> The point is how many people actually read and understand the EULA.  I 
> wonder how many people realize the rights that they hand to MS when they 
> click on the agree or install their latest version of XP.
> 
> This is an interesting question as this was posted just a few days ago.
>    http://linuxadvocate.org/articles.php?p=1
> 
> You cannot even boot a new computer without agreeing to the EULA.  The 
> service tech may do it in advance and you, as a user may never see it. 
>   It has happened to me.

Yes it would be a big boost to open source if companies treated
EULAs like other contracts and waited for their legal departments
to scrutinize and approve them before hitting that 'accept'
key on every install and update.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
  lesmikesell gmail com



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