[pp.int.general] 3-step usage rights / forced licensing model
scoffer at kofeiini.riippuvuus.net
Tue Nov 3 14:44:07 CET 2009
> > Would companies afford that MS would deny any security updates from
> > them?
> They'd installed the hacked updates.
They probably would do it already.
> > MS would be stupid if it would let ppl download them just like
> > that.
> Maybe - but the cannot prevent people updating there os.
New MS OS comes too slow to be enough for security update.
> > They could also limit connecting to driver database, lie msn...I
> > don't even dare to say it all.
> > To put it simple...technical restrictions could still be used instead of
> > license.
> And the could be legally hacked.
I don't really know would that make any difference compared to this day.
Maybe closed source could have that same 5 years commercial protection,
it just wouldn't continue with 20 years of compensation protection
without source codes. And not just software, also music, movies and
other information that isn't put on databank. What are pros and cons and
are there really a lot of systems for who opening the source code is not
Pasi "Scoffa" Palmulehto
Leader of Finnish Pirate Party
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