If memory serves me, Software End User Licenceses were only introduced after a District Court Judge decided that buying software was not like buying a book or a record, and therefore a licence was neccessary. As I understand it, this decision has never been challenged by a higher court, or re-inforced with legislation.
So it strikes me that Microsoft would never dare confiscate someone's software, citing licencing infractions, as if an appeal court overturned the original judge's descision, a multibillion dollar industry would come crashing down like a house of cards.
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