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Re: [dvd-discuss] Interesting 1st sale-shrinkwrap-EULA-(c) infrin gementcase
On Friday 02 November 2001 08:21, Noah silva wrote:
> I suppose that's true, since I can sell any particular copy of GPL (or
> whatever) software that I like. It's just.. would people be willing to
> buy it for very much? ;)
> If renting is still legal, and not a first sale, then couldn't companies
> like adobe effectively get around this by offering their software only for
> rent (say the sale price to rent it for a term of.. 100 years).
It's possible that this is where Microsoft is headed with their rentware
plans. They're probably looking at the revenue-stream advantages
and may not have considered the copyright-law side but one never
knows for sure.
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