WineHQ should discourage the use of cracks
kai.blin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 10:08:19 CST 2008
On Tuesday 04 March 2008 16:23:46 Christoph Frick wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 03:35:11PM +0100, Kai Blin wrote:
> > No argument on the US part. I'm still convinced that by EU laws,
> > you're allowed to crack an app you bought in order to make it run on
> > your software. As this hasn't been tested in court yet, though, I'll
> > concede.
> IANAL, but since 2008 germany adopted a law from a EU proposal (maybe
> other countries added it before), that disallows circumventing copy
> protections at all. so in theory your statement is not true any longer
> for the EU.
Und soweit ich weiß läuft da gerade eine Verfassungsklage dagegen. Aber
stimmt, das hatte ich vergessen. :)
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