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RE: [dvd-discuss] OT: request for references

Pam discusses "Article 2B of the Uniform Commercial Code" ... it sounds
a lot like the UCITA.  Questions: how does Article 2B relate to the UCITA?
(I am suspecting it is a direct predecessor).  The UCITA has not yet been
passed, except by 2 states ... has UCC Article 2B been passed? Is it
dead?  Is it somewhere working it's way through the mill even as we speak?

-Richard M. Hartman

186,000 mi/sec: not just a good idea, it's the LAW!

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael A Rolenz [mailto:Michael.A.Rolenz@aero.org]
Sent: Monday, March 24, 2003 9:56 AM
To: dvd-discuss@eon.law.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: [dvd-discuss] OT: request for references

Here's Pamela Samuelson's website


A few references to the procd case

"Richard Hartman" <hartman@onetouch.com>
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03/24/2003 09:32 AM
Please respond to dvd-discuss

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        Subject:        [dvd-discuss] OT: request for references

On another list I am having a discussion with someone
who talks about "software consumer contracts" (by which
I believe they are referring to shrinkwrap and clickwrap).
I know discussions here in the past have pointed out the
legal flaws in considering these to be contracts.  One of
which has to do with -- IIRC -- there is no negotiation
between the parties.  Another has to do with "first sale"
superceeding the so-called license agreements printed
on the box.
Can anybody point me to either actual case law
or legal statute that shows where "software consumer
contracts" do not actually exist?

-Richard M. Hartman


186,000 mi/sec: not just a good idea, it's the LAW!