Some new shrink-wrap license terms seem tailor-made for UCITA

Foster, Ed
March 2001
InfoWorld;03/05/2001, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p87
Trade Publication
Comments on the implication of the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act (UCITA) for the End User License Agreements (EULA) of software publishers. EULA for Cybernet Systems' Netmax; Terms of the service agreement posted by Juno in January 2001.


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