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rjek: under German law at least, the software is the licence is the "item". Its usage can't be arbitrarily restricted. Resale cannot be denied. The "licence to use" cannot be denied. The kind of hardware it is executed on cannot be defined. The customer has certain rights that no "licence" can take away. This includes e.g. making backups, reverse engineering the software to ensure compatibility and runnability etc.

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