On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 05:08:33PM +0100, ger wrote:
> 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
The EULA is a license agreement, not a statute - please refer to previous
definitions of 'illegal' in this thread. I don't know if a "Click Yes To
Agrre" button is anything like an enforcable agreement under Irish law but
even if it is, breaking the agreement is just that - breaking an agreement.
It's not a crime. It's not illegal. Certain actions you might conceivably
take e.g. copying the software and selling it through Buy and Sell,
contravene the agreement AND are illegal because there is relevant Irish law.
Breaking the agreement is not per se illegal.
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