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PC Week: Fight UCITA: It grants far too much power to vendors

UCITA stacks the deck against end users and businesses in
favor of large software vendors, and thus it protects those who
have the most money and influence-and so the least need of
protection.

“By making software shrink-wrap licenses legally enforceable and
by providing software vendors with a large set of other rights,
UCITA threatens to take away essential fair use, fair comment,
transferability, warrantee, redress, choice of legal venue and
reverse engineering rights we now have….”

“UCITA also makes software vendors less liable for failures in
their products and limits damages software consumers can claim
against the vendors in cases of failure.”


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