[ANSOL-geral][recortes] First Worm with a EULA?

Vasco Figueira figueira arroba europe.com
Mon Oct 28 19:16:02 2002

Acho lindo!

Pode ser que assim as pessoas comecem a perceber que se calhar até dá
jeito ler os EULAs. E assim leiam outros EULA e percebam no que estão
metidas. Talvez aí tenham a curiosidade suficiente para perceber o
porquê das liberdades associadas ao software.


On Sun, 2002-10-27 at 00:48, Lopo de Almeida wrote:
> First Worm with a EULA?
> http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=02/10/25/1636215
>     [0]ErikRed1488 writes "There is a new virtual postcard from Friend
>     Greetings, owned by [1]Permissioned Media that prompts you to install
>     their software to view the card. You are then presented with a EULA
>     granting them permission to e-mail all the Contacts in your Outlook
>     Address Book. Those people are presented with an e-mail from you
>     telling them they have a greeting card to pick up. So, this thing
>     spreads like a worm, but includes a EULA that 95% of users won't take
>     the time to read. Symantec isn't detecting this as a virus, but does
>     have [2]information about it on their site. In addition to the
>     worm-like way it spreads, it also installs spyware designed to delive=
>     ads to your computer. You also give them permission to install furthe=
>     software any time they want. In my opinion this is completely nasty,
>     but it's all clearly in the EULA that you must agree to before it
>     installs the software." 
> Links
>     0. mailto:erikdred1488 arroba netscape.net
>     1. http://www.permissionedmedia.com/
>     2. http://www.sarc.com/avcenter/venc/data/friendgreetings.html
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Vasco Figueira