|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] Sony Vaio RS410 Review - DONT BUY THIS PC
On Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 08:30:49PM +0100, Inker, Evan wrote:
>> "The problems start when you first boot up the computer and must accept a
>> Sony license that lets Sony "take appropriate measures" to protect
>> copyrighted content on the PC -- measures including "counting the frequency
>> of your backup and restoration . . . [and] refusal to accept your request to
>> enable restoration of data." If this legalese were printed on the outside of
>> the box, we predict sales would plummet."
> Would you buy one with such a restrictive use license?
Of course not.
I'd decline such a license 'agreement'.
Does refusal mean that I can't use Sony's stupid add-on apps, or that
I can't use the computer at all?
Certainly XP's license doesn't look like that.
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