Disney Sucks the Magic Out of Films With 120 Pages of Blu-Ray Legalese

Sleeping Beauty » 10/08/08 6:30am 10/08/08 6:30am is Disney's first classic animated film to to Blu-ray, and it's loaded with legitimately compelling BD-Live extra features. tried to check these out, but got smacked with a 57 page EULA followed by a Privacy Policy before they could view of them. Also upsetting: the new ending, in which Princess…

Google Updating Chrome EULA to Be Less Creepy

Google has responded with haste to the huge outcry about a section in Chrome » 9/03/08 4:26pm 9/03/08 4:26pm's EULA "a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license" to do all kinds of dirty stuff—in public no less—to content you post through Chrome. Rebecca Ward, Senior Product Counsel for Google Chrome, that it's…

Google Chrome EULA Claims Ownership of Everything You Create on Chrome,…

So, are you enjoying the snappy, clean performance of Google Chrome » 9/03/08 12:00pm 9/03/08 12:00pm since downloading yesterday? If so, you might want to take a closer peek at the end user license agreement you didn't pay any attention to when downloading and installing it. Because according to what you agreed to, Google owns everything you…

Psystar Lawyers Hinting at Antitrust Defense Against Apple

If you thought Mac cloners Psystar were going to go on the Apple chopping block without a whole lot of fuss...think again. The case is about to get a lot more interesting now that their defense team seems prepared to play the antitrust card in court. As Colby Springer, one of the lawyers on Psystar's team noted: » 8/06/08 2:00pm 8/06/08 2:00pm

Mac Clone Maker Psystar Says Apple's EULA Violates Monopoly Laws, Wants…

Psystar, who's just announced that they're going to sell a $399.99 Mac clone called Open Mac, doesn't care that Apple's EULA prohibits using OS X on any machine not made by Apple. In fact, they say that Apple's terms "violate U.S. monopoly laws", posing the example of Microsoft theoretically saying you could only… » 4/14/08 8:41pm 4/14/08 8:41pm

No Clean Installs With Upgrade Versions of Vista

Planning on formatting your hard drive to lay down a nice, clean install of Vista Ultimate Home Premium where you had XP? Well then you had better plan on spending $80 more than you originally intended. It turns out that upgrade versions of Vista won't accept your old XP CD as proof that you really are just… » 1/28/07 10:40pm 1/28/07 10:40pm