Subject: Re: EULA and Modifed BSD
From: Matthew Flaschen <>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 21:01:15 -0500

Chris Travers wrote:
>> I don't believe unbundling (a subset of first sale) is distribution
>> under copyright law.  So this guy was free to ignore the EULA because he
>> didn't need any special permission for the unbundling.
> ?????  How many things which are restricted under a typical EULA are
> otherwise restricted by copyright law?

Many.  My point is simple.  He didn't agree to the EULA, but could
safely unbundle because he didn't need /any/ permission to do so.

Matt Flaschen