Licensing Question

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  1. michelin man

    michelin man IDB Construction

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    If I’m a legal student and I have a friend buy my software at his university and sell it to me or give it to me would that violate the legality of the license?
     
  2. RaginBajin

    RaginBajin Have you punched a donkey today?

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    I believe it would, if it is an academic license. I don't believe it would be if its just the regular version with no "academic" discounts"
     
  3. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    I think that if it's an academic license then that would be fine as long as the user is a student or faculty member. Not entirely sure though.
     
  4. pookrat

    pookrat OT Supporter

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    If you know anyone with a copy of the same title, read through their License Agreement if it's available to you. I donl't see the problem though, as long as it is not installed on both machines.
     
  5. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    The fine print basically reads you can't transfer the license, "without MS's consent".

    Otherwise this would be a great way to put yourself thru college :big grin:
     
  6. michelin man

    michelin man IDB Construction

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    are there any issues with developing and selling apps that are developed with the academic license?
     
  7. DAN513

    DAN513 OT Supporter

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    yes there is an issue, the apps can not be used for profit as per the EULA for academic software.
     

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