[unisog] Re: EULAs

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Mon May 2 22:41:20 GMT 2005


* Valdis Kletnieks:

> 1) The XP EULA granting permission for MS to install anything on machines that
> you need to have change control over (I'm told HIPPA has such a requirement, and
> there's probably other legal requirements for some sites as well).  (Yes, I
> know that you can firewall the box - but the point is that you've still given
> the *permission* for MS to do it, whether or not they actually can or do...)

I believe in Europe, you can buy the Reduced Media Edition (or what's
it called these days), which shouldn't include the mandatory software
upgrade requirement.


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