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    SuSE 9.1 Professional legal question.

    It's illegal to host isos, I know. But it it legal for burn a copy of your "store bought" media for a friend?




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    It's illegal to host isos, I know
    I haven't heard that... It is illegal to host iso's of copyrighted cd's though. Like hosting an ISO of some commercial game, that's definatly illegal.

    I don't think hosting a *nix distro ISO is illegal... If someone knows of an example of it being so, tell me.

    If the "store bought iso" Is freely availible for download, and you just chose to buy it instead, then burning a cd for your friend is legal. (Since he could have legally downloaded and burned it)

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    It'is ilegal to host the iso of 9.1 pro because it has propritary drivers included in it. but who is gonna know that u gave it to him anyways.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by loft306
    but who is gonna know that u gave it to him anyways.......
    so it is indeed illegal?



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