Emulation Good Guys / Bad Guys

From: Mike Ford <mikeford_at_socal.rr.com>
Date: Fri Dec 3 15:28:24 1999

>I see where this is going, though - it's similar to a shrink-wrap
>license. When I buy a Nintendo cart, am I in effect signing a
>contract that says I won't run it on an emulator?

How is this different from buying a CD and making a cassette for your
walkman from it? This is familiar ground the courts have ruled in favor of
the consumers on.

The wet dream of software companies is "pay per use", ie you actually don't
get ANYTHING tangible for your money just permission for a specific use.
Linux looks better and better every day.
Received on Fri Dec 03 1999 - 15:28:24 GMT

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