trawg writes: You paid for it, you have the DVD in your drive and the box on the floor next to your desk, but do you own the game? That is the question that the 9th Circuit Court in the US will rule on next week in the case between Blizzard, publisher of World of Warcraft, and MDY, publisher of the Glider bot. The Glider bot plays World of Warcraft for you, but Blizzard frown on this, saying that this voids the license agreement — you don't own the game, you only have a licence to use it, and bots like Glider invalidate the license. The EFF a good summary of the case as well and the case is due to be resumed on Monday.
No hardware designer should be allowed to produce any piece of hardware
until three software guys have signed off for it.
-- Andy Tanenbaum