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http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/201...sale-doctrine/

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The Supreme Court is refusing to review a federal appellate panel’s decision that software makers may use shrink-wrap and click-wrap licenses to forbid the transfer or resale of their wares.
Not good... this means game reselling maybe dead in the future.
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This whole "you bought it; it's yours forever" ruling is ridiculous.
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What a joke. I suppose with this as a precedent before too long you wont be able to sell your house or cars either.
    
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Society will only become more reliant on intellectual property, this sets a dangerous precedent for the future.
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I bought it, it's now mine. I do what I want with my own property.
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What is this i dont even.....Couldnt get worse.. + all of the above
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Originally Posted by Segovax View Post
I bought it, it's now mine. I do what I want with my own property.
With property, yes ( e.g. House ). With a video game, film, CD - no. Its written in that small font size on the back of the Box. Sad, but true.
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post #8 of 117
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shadowness View Post
With property, yes ( e.g. House ). With a video game, film, CD - no. Its written in that small font size on the back of the Box. Sad, but true.
I don't care. That's tyranny and infringes on my personal liberty.
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Are the courts full of people that don't use computers or are they just paid off? Because those are the only two conclusions I can come to.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shadowness View Post
With property, yes ( e.g. House ). With a video game, film, CD - no. Its written in that small font size on the back of the Box. Sad, but true.
Does anybody really honor that? I know I don't hence craigslist lol
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