Diary of a Network Geek

The trials and tribulations of a Certified Novell Engineer who's been stranded in Houston, Texas.


Read the EULA!

Filed under: Deep Thoughts,Fun Work,Geek Work,News and Current Events — Posted by the Network Geek during the Hour of the Hare which is in the early morning or 7:20 am for you boring, normal people.
The moon is a Third Quarter Moon

I’m sure most of my loyal readers have already seen this, but…
Just in case you don’t read Slashdot as compulsively as I do, they recently ran a story, or link to a story on PCPitStop, about a guy who got $1000 for reading the End User License Agreement (EULA) for a little piece of software he installed. I have to confess, I hardly ever read the damn things myself, since they’re mainly boilerplate legal agreements, but maybe I should start! The folks who made this particular piece of software included instructions for claiming a $1000 “consideration” for actually reading their EULA. Pretty cool. And, almost worth reading those long, boring EULAs everyone has. Almost…


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