March 2, 2004
Software Licensing and Piracy: The Hidden Truth?
ValourX writes "For years many people have simply clicked the "I Agree" button and skipped over the obligatory license agreement, then used the software in any way that they saw fit. But now that there are enough suitable Free Software alternatives, it's time we started taking licensing seriously. This article outlines the restrictions in a typical proprietary license and offers an insight into why big software companies aren't cracking down on piracy."
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