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From: mrfredbloggs AT altavista DOT co DOT uk (Fred Bloggs)
Newsgroups: comp.lang.c,comp.arch.embedded,alt.comp.hardware,comp.lang.c++,comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Windows XP gotchas
Date: 2 Apr 2002 09:16:31 -0800
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firewevr AT airmail DOT net ("Bored With the Bitch") wrote in message news:<92C3B313436ADEC4 DOT 024869F6E0D012EB DOT B58FEC8948BD79A7 AT lp DOT airnews DOT net>...
> On 28 Mar 2002 10:05:20 -0800, mrfredbloggs AT altavista DOT co DOT uk (Fred Bloggs)
> wrote:
> 
> >CBFalconer <cbfalconer AT yahoo DOT com> wrote in message news:<3CA2E3A7 DOT D9B183F0 AT yahoo DOT com>...
> >> Terje Mathisen wrote:
> >> > 
> >> > Buried within the Windows XP licence is a statement that makes it
> >> > explicitely illegal to use any form of remote control sw not on a
> >> > pre-approved list (only MS apps are on this list: Suprised?).
> >> > 
> >> > If you still want to do it, you must first buy a separate XP
> >> > licence for each system that might use VNC or similar sw to take
> >> > control of the XP machine!
> >> 
> >> Forwarded from alt.folklore.computers without further comment.
> >
> >Makes it illegal?! Cool! Can they pass whatever laws they like now,
> >just by sticking it in a contract?
> 
> That is what they are trying to do.

What - just pass laws? Make cannabis legal?  Award a bounty for
killing corrupt politicians? Anything?

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