You're allowed to be in a bad mood and be on your soapbox... just remember, I'm on YOUR side (read my post further up).Originally posted by: shortylickens
No, more like 90/10, your favor.Originally posted by: SunnyD
And in many courts it has indeed been ruled legally binding. So you have a 50/50 chance of being screwed then?Originally posted by: shortylickens
Its already been held up in many courts across the country that clicking [OK] is NOT a legally binding contract.
Odds are the publisher of the software in question won't care. They got your money in the first place after all. But you can be damned sure that they will implement measures to keep cracks from working... even though viral marketing is better than slinging wads of cash around.
PROVIDED YOU FIGHT IT IN COURT!
Which is exactly what the RIAA, MPAA and video game companies dont want you to do. They know if you are willing to spend the cash on a half decent lawyer they probably wont win. They have been relying on fear tactics to get business done.
They ended up not suing the little girl because they didnt want to look like complete assholes, that would have cost them more in the long run.
Sorry, I'm in a bad mood.
My issues aren't with copy protection per say, it's with the EULA's. The fact that all you are purchasing when you purchase a piece of software is the right to use said software is downright ridiculous.