Software User Agreement

3.6. Open source software. Open source software that is not owned by Cisco is subject to separate licensing conditions, as defined in www.cisco.com/go/opensource. Current open source software licenses do not significantly affect or affect your ability to exercise usage rights in current Cisco technology. You can use deployment technology to allow other parties to install installable software. You are responsible for the presentation and acceptance of the corresponding licensing agreements for the software that can be installed to users of the deployment technology in accordance with the specification. By using deployment technology in this way and making it available in accordance with specifications, you recognize your consent and the acquisition of all the rights necessary to enable: Several companies have parodied this belief that users do not read end-user licensing agreements by adding unusual clauses, knowing that few users will ever read them. As an April joke, Gamestation added a clause stating that users who placed an order on April 1, 2010 agreed to give their souls irrevocably to the company, which was accepted by 7,500 users. Although there is a box to be contributed to exclude the “immortal soul” clause, few users have verified it, and Gamestation has concluded that 88% of its users have not read the agreement. [17] The PC Pitstop program contained a clause in its end-user license agreement that stipulated that anyone who read the clause and contacted the company would receive a financial reward, but it took four months and more than 3,000 software downloads before someone collected them. [18] During the installation of version 4 of the Advanced Reading Tool, the installer measured the time elapsed between the appearance and acceptance of end-user licensing agreements to calculate the average playback speed. While the agreements were accepted fairly quickly, a dialog box “congratulated” users for their ridiculously high reading speed of several hundred words per second. [19] South Park parodied in the HumancentiPad episode, in which Kyle had not read the terms of use of his latest iTunes update, and therefore accidentally agreed to let Apple employees act on him.

[20] An end-user license agreement (EULA, /-ju-l/) is a legal contract between a software developer or provider and the user of the software, often acquired through an intermediary such as a distributor. A Board defines in detail the rights and restrictions applicable to the use of the software. [1] A common criticism of end-user licensing contracts is that they are often far too long for users to spend time reading them carefully.