On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 7:33 AM, michael <michael.copel...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Marc Coyles wrote: > >> http://www.apple.com/legal/sla/macosx.html >>>>>> >>>>>> >>>>> They can write whatever they want. I'm not binded by it. >>>>> >>>>> >>>> >> "This License allows you to install and use one copy of the Apple >> Software on a single *Apple-labeled* computer at a time" >> >> So, in theory, apply white lx tape to any PC, write "APPLE" on it >> in black marker. That PC is now labelled "Apple" and you can therefore >> use their software on it legally... (?) O_o >> >> Marci >> >> > playing the semantics game has gotten people in trouble before. > on a side note, Sweden is a member of Interpol, and therefore subject to > international laws. > > #this is specifically to our Swedish friend > > "http://www.interpol.int/Public/ICPO/Members/default.asp" > "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interpol" > In order to maintain as politically neutral a role as possible, Interpol's > constitution <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution> forbids its > involvement in crimes that do not overlap several member countries,^ < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interpol#cite_note-1> or in any political, > military, religious, or racial crimes.^ < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interpol#cite_note-2> Its work focuses > primarily on public safety, terrorism < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorism>, organized crime < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organized_crime>, war crimes < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_crimes>, illicit drug < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illicit_drug> production, drug trafficking < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_trafficking>, weapons smuggling < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weapons_smuggling>, human trafficking < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_trafficking>, money laundering < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Money_laundering>, child pornography < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_pornography>, white-collar crime < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-collar_crime>, computer crime < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_crime>, intellectual property crime > <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual_Property> and corruption < > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_corruption>. > > violating laws of more than one member state, in this case the united > states and anywhere that a stolen copy transfers to in the member states > constitutes a crime. that being digital or physical media. people have > already been prosecuted in countries for doing exactly this and arguing that > their own laws say its not forbidden. > >> _______________________________________________ >> <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > ...and legalities aside, let's not forget the question of ethics. Andrew _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"