At 22:04 30/04/02 -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
>Quoting ger (gerdono at eircom.net):
>> > It is illegal to sell/donate/transfer ownership of a PC without
> passing on
> > any OEM software which was originally supplied with it.
>>Please cite the statute. EU, Ireland, or other.
EULA States it
>Here's a scenario, among others, that you're asserting is against some
>unspecified law: User purchases a computer with mandatory bundled OEM
>software. Having no use for it, he has a jolly bonfire to destroy it in
>toto. At the end of the year, feeling generous, he donates the machine
>to a school, loaded with a Debian desktop configuration.
As you can state you did not agree with the EULA, Hit i do not agree
removed software and burned it.thus you are not bound by it.
However i would not like to test this situation.
You donate/sell your old system without its OEM Software. You load named
software on your new system which came with no software to keep its price
down. It the process of installing the software you must press I agree
which means you agree to abide by the terms of EULA.
This would stand up.
In my view the receiver of such equipment would not be breaking any laws
for receiving such equipment without OEM Software. The link seemed to give
a rather different slant on that.
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