Re: End of an era 2: Reselling software may be illegal
[email protected] wrote in news:1130556641.036611.299560
Check this article out:
Yep, in some licensing agreements, it is forbidden. There is going to
be lawsuits over this coming out. This is a possible reason why EB did
drop resell of PC software.
- Richard Hutnik
Sounda a bit like the recording companies trying to crack down on 2nd hand
sales of music CD's which, if I recall correctly, didn't turn out to well for
On the one had, there is more apparent justification with software - Whats to
stop that licensed, single use copy from being used on more than one
computer, with more than one user ?
On the other hand, its sounds on the face of it to be patently ridiculous to
claim that this product, which is bought and paid for, cannot be legally
transferred to another person.