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unseen licenses *are* bogus
At 07:00 PM 1/10/00 -0500, Sunder wrote:
>BPM Mixmaster Remailer wrote:
>> But if you buy the book knowing the terms of the
>> contract/license first, where's the coercion?
>Erm, last I looked software licenses were hidden *inside* the box. You don't
>get to read them until you pay your money and walk out the door. It's
>You didn't have a view of that condition until AFTER the purchase, so how is it
>that you agreed to it again?
In such cases, you are absolutely right. I was writing about
the licenses on the package, out front, where consent is possible.