Infographic: OS X El Capitan License in Plain English

Shortly after I posted OS X El Capitan License in Plain English, I received an email from Bogdan Rauta, a Romanian infographic designer. He volunteered to create an infographic as part of a new project, Infographic Monster News. His idea is to report current news stories in the form of infographics. I'd say he's off to a … Continue reading Infographic: OS X El Capitan License in Plain English

OS X El Capitan License: in Plain English

I decided to upgrade my Mac to El Capitan, but my computer said, on one condition: I must "carefully" read and agree with something. It even provided a tiny cozy display window for viewing it: And so I did what anyone else would: I cleared my afternoon schedule and got right down to business; reading, carefully, the entire document. It … Continue reading OS X El Capitan License: in Plain English

Potential Trouble for Open Source Licenses: MDY v. Blizzard

A new decision was just published in MDY v. Blizzard (the makers of World of Warcraft): Decision (pdf), EFF Article One part of the holding isn't surprising: Purchasers of WoW aren't owners but rather licensees of the software. But the other part is much more interesting and I think it narrows the basis for the … Continue reading Potential Trouble for Open Source Licenses: MDY v. Blizzard