[oclug] Evil Empire???
linuxdoctor at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 4 10:18:55 EDT 2001
--- Chris Herrnberger <chris123 at magma.ca> wrote:
>By way of example (this is not for
> real so
> pls dont get up tight) say someone uploads a ton of kiddy porn or
> minors into unacceptable acts, by def'n and license, MS is colpable
> in these
> activities are they not? How can they defend themselves on such
> action, they
> cannot claim that they dont own the material and they cannot claim
> of a service agreement. Strange.
Well, another part of that agreement constrains the user of their
service to not do such unacceptable acts, which violates the
But I find it a very interesting document. In other circumstances, I
would be doubled over with laughter. Someone should start a class
action suit against Microsoft -- no joke. Corporations can claim
restraint of trade, private citizens can claim violation of privacy.
"A lot of people are rushing in [to Open Source] ... These people say 'I'm an open source advocate' but they're actually not. They just want to get rich quick ... and that could pervert the revolution."
-- Eric Allman
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