Ports on Macbook
andrewlylegould at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 06:06:01 PST 2009
On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 7:33 AM, michael <michael.copeland at gmail.com> wrote:
> Marc Coyles wrote:
>>>>> They can write whatever they want. I'm not binded by it.
>> "This License allows you to install and use one copy of the Apple
>> Software on a single *Apple-labeled* computer at a time"
>> So, in theory, apply white lx tape to any PC, write "APPLE" on it
>> in black marker. That PC is now labelled "Apple" and you can therefore
>> use their software on it legally... (?) O_o
> playing the semantics game has gotten people in trouble before.
> on a side note, Sweden is a member of Interpol, and therefore subject to
> international laws.
> #this is specifically to our Swedish friend
> In order to maintain as politically neutral a role as possible, Interpol's
> constitution <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution> forbids its
> involvement in crimes that do not overlap several member countries,^ <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interpol#cite_note-1> or in any political,
> military, religious, or racial crimes.^ <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interpol#cite_note-2> Its work focuses
> primarily on public safety, terrorism <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorism>, organized crime <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organized_crime>, war crimes <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_crimes>, illicit drug <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illicit_drug> production, drug trafficking <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_trafficking>, weapons smuggling <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weapons_smuggling>, human trafficking <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_trafficking>, money laundering <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Money_laundering>, child pornography <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_pornography>, white-collar crime <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-collar_crime>, computer crime <
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_crime>, intellectual property crime
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual_Property> and corruption <
> violating laws of more than one member state, in this case the united
> states and anywhere that a stolen copy transfers to in the member states
> constitutes a crime. that being digital or physical media. people have
> already been prosecuted in countries for doing exactly this and arguing that
> their own laws say its not forbidden.
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...and legalities aside, let's not forget the question of ethics.
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