[OT] EULA and legality

Shawn Blc shawnlivecode at gmail.com
Sun Sep 9 00:50:27 EDT 2012

BS.  Nowadays there's no need to subsidize a product (software/hardware).
 Companies only do it to draw attention and potential gain.

On Saturday, September 8, 2012, Richard Gaskin wrote:

> Peter Haworth wrote:
>  It's unclear to me why the fact that I buy a license to use software
>> versus
>> owning the actual software itself has any effect on what I choose to do
>> with it.  Either way, I pay money to Apple to be able to use it.  That's a
>> different issue than what the EULA says regarding not using it on
>> non-Apple
>> hardware of course but interesting nevertheless.
> I would venture to guess that Apple's justification for not allowing
> purchasers of OS X to run it on hardware of their own choice is that the
> price of the Apple-branded computer effectively subsidizes part of the cost
> of the OS.
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