[hackerspaces] Software Licensing

albi albi at squat.net
Thu Nov 12 00:55:05 CET 2009

Yves Quemener wrote:

> I am not sure of the legality of this, because when someone dumps a
> computer it does not always mean that he dumps his XP license as well

I'm not a fan of reading any of MS' OEM EULAs, but doesn't "The software
is married to the PC" ring a (MS) bell to you ?

Try this on http://www.scroogle.org :

microsoft oem eula "married to"

> Anyway, having 2-3 unused XP serials can be useful for the occasional
> troubleshooting of grandma's box.

Torturing old people is a crime which should be punished merciless imho.

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