On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 09:30:34AM +0100, Gerard J Keating mentioned:
> If you sign a contract, you are bound by it, the fact you did not read
> it is your problem, (unless they prevent you from reading it).
>> Now, it is not clear if clicking an "Agree" button is a valid form of
> signing a contract....
The DCMA made shrink wrapped licenses completely legally binding. There
was talk of "I agree to hand up my first born child, when they turned 18"
and bring a test case against it...but it didn't happen.
In the EU, they are just a normal contract; they don't have explicit
legislation to close any possible loopholes just yet.
When I say 'free', I mean 'free': free from bond, of chain or command:
to go where you will, even to Mordor, Saruman, if you desire. "
-- Gandalf, paraphrasing the choice between Free and Non-free software
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