Quoting ger (gerdono at eircom.net):
>> Please cite the statute. EU, Ireland, or other.
>> EULA States it
1. I don't believe it does. If you think otherwise, please cite.
2. As a reminder, in the posted hypothetical, the user immediately cast
the mandatory bundled software on his bonfire. Not even in
Microsoft Corporation's most avaricious dreams did anyone consent to
3. The EULA might, in the unlikely event of being found by some court to
be partiallyor wholly enforceable, limit what you may do with the
_software_, but there's zero chance it could limit what you could do
with the _hardware_.
People, the reason it smells like rubbish is that it _is_ rubbish.
> The link seemed to give a rather different slant on that.
The link lies. Why is this surprising?
I will note in passing:
4. You didn't cite a statute. If something is illegal, it is by
operation of statute (or caselaw), not some bullbleep Web page or
even a bullbleep piece of paper accompanying a throwaway piece of
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