EULAs for dictators

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Software licensing is big business if you don’t break the rules.

The licence agreement for the TimesTen database says it cannot be used for

… terrorism or weapons of mass destruction

So, if someone obtains the software and intends to use it in a rocket guidance system to annihilate a significant portion of humanity, do you think they’ll have a crisis of conscience and tick the ‘I do not accept this agreement’ checkbox for fear of Oracle’s lawyers?

Speak up at the back


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