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Offline clawbog

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Could I?
« on: April 12, 2010, 05:53:19 PM »
Is it okay to post hacked programs on my forum? Or is it against the license?

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Re: Could I?
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2010, 05:58:42 PM »
I'm not being funny, here...


Why not read the license? I think it's in the install package (Though I could be wrong).

Offline Arantor

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Re: Could I?
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2010, 06:01:17 PM »
The licence doesn't have any limitations about what you can or can't post. You can use SMF's software for whatever you want as the licence says.

However if it's illegal, 1) you won't get any support here (warez/hacked programs are a particular dislike of many people on the team) and 2) it's not unheard of for people to be reported to their host and even to law enforcement authorities.
Don’t try to tell me that some power can corrupt a person. You haven’t had enough to know what it’s like.

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Offline clawbog

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Re: Could I?
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2010, 06:10:18 PM »
Ok, thank you for the information.

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Re: Could I?
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2010, 06:11:49 PM »

Offline confusion

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Re: Could I?
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2010, 07:53:48 AM »
Is it okay to post hacked programs on my forum? Or is it against the license?

I can't let the irony pass by unchallenged...  You are looking to have a forum where you host cracked software - which is a willful violation of the license agreement for that software, and yet you are concerned about the subtleties of the SMF license to ensure you don't stray from it?

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Re: Could I?
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2010, 02:32:03 PM »
Perfect logic, if you think about it.


He might need support. ;)

Offline kyleL

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Re: Could I?
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2010, 05:20:08 PM »
Is it okay to post hacked programs on my forum? Or is it against the license?

I can't let the irony pass by unchallenged...  You are looking to have a forum where you host cracked software - which is a willful violation of the license agreement for that software, and yet you are concerned about the subtleties of the SMF license to ensure you don't stray from it?

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I can't let the irony pass by unchallenged...  You are looking to have a forum where you host cracked software - which is a willful violation of the license agreement for that software, and yet you are concerned about the subtleties of the SMF license to ensure you don't stray from it?

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Re: Could I?
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2010, 06:36:53 AM »
Yeah, just forget the license. Basically the license is developed for the purpose of disclaimer in case the software cause damages to the users.

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Re: Could I?
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2010, 01:14:11 PM »
Forgetting the licence is a bad idea. Ignoring the terms of a licence can lead to legal consequences.
Don’t try to tell me that some power can corrupt a person. You haven’t had enough to know what it’s like.

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Re: Could I?
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2010, 05:20:24 PM »
no, sorry....   the license is NOT developed for a disclaimer in any sense of the word. The license very clearly states what you can and can not do with this software, and violation of the license makes you subject to legal action, up to prosecution.
Please do not PM, IM or Email me with support questions.  You will get better and faster responses in the support boards.  Thank you.