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If it violates an EULA, it violates OCN's ToS and isn't allowed here.
    
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I still have a problem with it violating the OCN ToS, but they do what they must to protect themselves. Staying away would be wise.
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post #13 of 19
I'd imagine it's not illegal. It definitely violates Apple's EULA against installing OS X on unapproved hardware, but I don't think that in itself is a legally binding contract.

Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong, anyone.
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Isn't OSX unix based = proprietary license?
Go figure.
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post #15 of 19
If an individual chooses to install an Apple operating system on a machine that is not manufactured by Apple they are breaching the EULA. What are the legal repurcussions of this? Nobody can really say as Apple would have to find out and pursue their own course of action. Would a person be dragged of to a civil court and sued? Perhaps if one of the many anti-piracy agencies obtained details of the individual's IP address when they obtained the operating system.

In any case, OCN's stand-point is that it is wrong to be in breach of the EULA and that is why we do not allow threads that discuss how to breach EULA's. Hence why it is the websites rules not to discuss such topics. I hope this answer is clear enough for you.
post #16 of 19
besides, apple's lawyers are scary. Dont eff with them.
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Originally Posted by dizzy4 View Post
I still have a problem with it violating the OCN ToS, but they do what they must to protect themselves. Staying away would be wise.
That's fabulous.

If you have a problem, contact someone who can do something instead of repeatedly making useless posts in this thread.
    
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That's fabulous.

If you have a problem, contact someone who can do something instead of repeatedly making useless posts in this thread.
Not trying to start anything here. I just thought a forum was the place to share your knowledge and opinions. All I was doing was sharing the experience I had a couple years ago (on this forum) while letting the community know that it is alright to disagree. So in conclusion I am sorry you feel that my posts are useless, but I didn't realize this was a braintrust. I thought it was a forum.
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post #19 of 19
I suggest you all have a read: Hackintosh Discussion Forbidden - you are warned!

Thanks

Quote:
Originally Posted by t4ct1c47 View Post
If an individual chooses to install an Apple operating system on a machine that is not manufactured by Apple they are breaching the EULA. What are the legal repurcussions of this? Nobody can really say as Apple would have to find out and pursue their own course of action. Would a person be dragged of to a civil court and sued? Perhaps if one of the many anti-piracy agencies obtained details of the individual's IP address when they obtained the operating system.

In any case, OCN's stand-point is that it is wrong to be in breach of the EULA and that is why we do not allow threads that discuss how to breach EULA's. Hence why it is the websites rules not to discuss such topics. I hope this answer is clear enough for you.
Exactly.
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