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Apple liberalizes Safari license

updated 09:55 am EDT, Thu March 27, 2008

Safari license changed

Apple has quietly changed the licensing terms of the Safari web browser, reports indicate. While the Mac license remains unchanged, the Windows license has been altered from "allows you to install and use one copy of the Apple Software on a single Apple-labeled computer at a time" to "allows you to install and use one copy of the Apple Software on each computer owned or controlled by you." The revision date on the license is March 26th.

The new language follows reports which circulated yesterday, noting that the terms of the license were previously restrictive. Under Apple's old language, Windows users may technically have been prevented from using Safari, or else been given free reign for falling outside of the agreement despite having official Apple software.

by MacNN Staff





  1. gskibum3

    Joined: Dec 1969



    I think the extent of the article is"Apple fixes mistake in Safari license."

  1. Zkatz007

    Joined: Dec 1969



    MacNN is melodramatic sometimes.

  1. Foe Hammer

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Geez ...

    Where's macnn getting its "news" lately? from Cnet?

  1. jpellino

    Joined: Dec 1969


    they fixed it. good.

    the world is still turning. the dim-bulb in italy is still unharmed by any of this.

  1. Roehlstation

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Quietly Changed?

    What, you were expecting a press conference over what is effectively a typo?

  1. Feathers

    Joined: Dec 1969



    Maybe MacNN should try something similar in...oh I dunno...Iraq maybe?

  1. dliup

    Joined: Dec 1969


    oh no

    oh no, what's testudo or testo or t*** eater going to do now?

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