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Facebook and the ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’

July 30, 2012

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For those who were not blessed with escaping into the world of Hans Christian Andersen in their youth the title may come across as somewhat cryptic, further enlightenment available at Wikipedia. On reading the BBC’s article ‘Facebook: The challenges ahead for the social network’  I felt that the substance of the piece was rather dancing […]

A 2nd Hand Software Market Challenge for ISV’s

July 16, 2012

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On 3 July 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled in UsedSoft v. Oracle that irrespective of the terms stated in any licensing agreement, software bought with a perpetual right of use that acquiring third party could re-sell the license 2nd hand without any recourse to the software vendor. This is […]