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[dvd-discuss] EULA ruled irrelevant in Adobe v. Softman

	Yes, Virginia, there IS a federal judge who isn't rectally
constricting his cranial blood flow: 

	"The Court understands fully why licensing has many advantages
for software publishers. However, this preference does not alter the
Court's analysis that the substance of the transaction at issue here
is a sale and not a license,"

(The linuxjournal piece quotes our very own Wendy Seltzer, yay Wendy!)


The opinion (probably slashdotted soon):

Ole Craig * olc@cs.umass.edu * UNIX; postmaster, news, web; SGI martyr *
CS Computing Facility, UMass * <www.cs.umass.edu/~olc/> for public key 

perl -e 'print$i=pack(c5,(41*2),sqrt(7056),(unpack(c,H)-2),oct(115),10);'