Weekly Poll Results - Do you read the EULA when installing games and software ?

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Do you read the EULA when installing games and software ?

No 57.7% (63)
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Yes 22% (24)
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What is EULA ? 20.1% (22)
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Total: 109
Start: 02-14-2009 03:52
Last: 02-21-2009 03:22



 #1 - Posted by: GOODY (Staff) on 02-15-2009 at 03:41

I am surprised at how many don't know what the EULA is tbh. EULA = End User Licence Agreement. This is the thing you agree to every time you install a piece of software or game.

 #2 - Posted by: computernerd (Staff) on 02-16-2009 at 15:31

I don't read it cause it's not like I'm gonna contact a lawyer if the game doesn't work :p.

 #3 - Posted by: SilentBob00 (Member) on 02-17-2009 at 08:57

It is probably a good idea to read the EULA because that is where companies like EA have you sign away all your rights. When you don't read that boring text and hit the next button on an installer you agree to DRM and their terms of use. pick up a copy of spore if you don't believe me. Nowadays, the only installers i'm comfortable just skipping through are FOSS apps I pick up from source forge and the like.

 #4 - Posted by: _Commando_ (Member) on 02-20-2009 at 16:08

Sure I read it (and consider every possible implication of what it says). I wouldn't know what else to do with my time. Some times I start up installations just for the heck of it, then cancel when I see a clause in the EULA that I don't like ;-)

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