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Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?


From: mike3
Subject: Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2007 16:14:44 -0700
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On May 28, 2:39 pm, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra <address@hidden> wrote:
> Seg, 2007-05-28 às 12:04 -0700, mike3 escreveu:
>
> > And therefore the GPL is more of a copyright license, whereas the MS-
> > EULA
> > is more of a contract -- since the MS-EULA _takes away_ rights one
> > would
> > otherwise have, whereas the GPL _grants_ rights one would otherwise
> > _not_ have.
>
> Why... I argue that perhaps MS-EULA would be illegal in most copyright
> laws were it not for all those "except where prohibited by law" :)
>

MS-EULA takes away certain "fair use" rights like making backup
copies for your own personal use. But hey! It's Microsoft! They're
waaay too greedy for their own good. It also forces you to put
spywares ("DRM") on your system.

> Rui
>
> --
> + No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
> + Whatever you do will be insignificant,
> | but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi
> + So let's do it...?
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