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New Microsoft EULA fine print nixes class action

Microsoft is changing its end-user license for unspecified consumer software and hardware products to eliminate users' ability to engage in class-action lawsuits.

By May 29, 2012


OS X EULA changes allow installation on all of your Macs

If you've wondered about whether you can install your one purchase of OS X Lion on all of your Macs, the answer is simple: you can.

By March 7, 2012


Richard Dreyfuss reads the iTunes EULA

Why are consumer software license agreements so long? We don't know yet, but we have found a way to make them entertaining.

By June 8, 2011


Adobe charges 10% of profits for iOS app devs using Director

Adobe has angered some developers by taking a 10 per cent slice of revenue made on iOS apps published using its Director 12 software.

By February 14, 2013


Like virginity, lost privacy is gone for good -- CES panelist

Far from the barrage of gadget announcements, a comparatively unsexy discussion on the future of privacy and cloud-stored data unspooled at CES 2013.

By January 7, 2013


EU court rules publishers can't stop you reselling software

The ruling could make trouble for companies such as Apple and Valve.

By July 3, 2012


Obama, Clinton pay tribute to Steve Jobs at the Webbys

Celebrities, politicians and tech luminaries paid tribute to late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs at today's Webby Awards show in New York.

By May 21, 2012


Path and the disclosure dilemma

Path underdisclosed what it was doing with your address book; Pinterest didn't alert users it was making money from their links. Well, what did you expect? And was it so bad?

By February 8, 2012


Apple tweaks fine print behind iBooks Author software

Apple has changed a controversial section of its iBooks Author end user license agreement, saying that users who want to sell outside of Apple's digital stores can do so, as long as they save in a different format.

By February 3, 2012


The 404 976: Where we're making ghosts turn red (podcast)

Megaupload users (the legal kind) are upset with the FBI's decision to shut the site down yesterday before anyone had a chance to back up their files. In response to the lawsuit, Anonymous hit back with several denial-of-service (DOS) attacks that brought down several government-run Web sites including those for the Department of Justice and the FBI, as well as Universal Music and the Motion Picture Association of America.

By January 20, 2012