WineHQ should discourage the use of cracks

Tomas Zijdemans tzi063 at
Tue Mar 4 09:23:16 CST 2008

> 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.

This has been tested in the Norwegian court (the famous DVD-Jon case). 
It was ruled that developing, distributing and applying software to make 
software work on your OS is perfectly legal. But then again we don't 
have a horde of those nasty lobbyists over here.



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