the law

  sgoku 14:20 28 Sep 2003
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can any one tell me what the law/regulations on the number of copies you can make of program media is?

  -pops- 14:23 28 Sep 2003

Read the EULA - End User License Agreement. That will define it for each piece of software that you have.

  sgoku 14:30 28 Sep 2003

does any one know what it is generally, as i only need it to answer a small question?

  Djohn 14:40 28 Sep 2003

Ask the question, someone will advise. j.

  -pops- 14:40 28 Sep 2003

It varies from one to the other. There is no general answer. Some companies allow one copy for backup purposes others don't even allow a re-installation without a fuss being made.

Copying and copyrights in computer software is a minefield of confusion, which a look back in this forum will show. There is no general simple answer, unfortunately.

What is for certain though, by installing software you have automatically agreed to the EULA (as you can't get past it without agreeing) and you must then abide by it.

  Sir Radfordin 14:40 28 Sep 2003

Unless otherwise stated yo can not make any copies of any copyrighted material. Only if the copyright owner gives expressed permission may you make a copy.

Beyond that there is no general answer.

  sgoku 14:42 28 Sep 2003

thaks for your help

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