Funny


This came up in my Twitter feed.

Check out this jewel in the calREDD’s EULA. It’s in Section 7.

In case you think I’m making this shit up check you can access it here.

[UPDATE: June Barlow, C.A.R. Vice President, General Council (and now apparently CTO) responds to post -CHECK COMMENTS!]

SECTION 7. LIMITED WARRANTY; DISCLAIMER OF OTHER WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; REFUNDS FOR INDIVIDUAL FORMS SOFTWARE LICENSE PURCHASES.

A. Disclaimer of Warranties. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SOME CALREDD PRODUCTS MAY BE EXPERIMENTAL IN NATURE, STILL IN THE DEVELOPMENT STAGE, AND MAY NOT HAVE BEEN FULLY TESTED PRIOR TO YOUR USE. CALREDD, ITS AUTHORIZED PROVIDERS AND SUPPLIERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES FOR THE CALREDD PRODUCTS AND CALREDD SERVICE. EACH CALREDD PRODUCT AND ANY RELATED DOCUMENTATION IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, TITLE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. THE ENTIRE RISK ARISING OUT OF USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE CALREDD PRODUCTS AND CALREDD SERVICE REMAINS WITH YOU. NEITHER CALREDD NOR ITS AUTHORIZED PROVIDERS OR SUPPLIERS MAKES ANY WARRANTY THAT ANY CALREDD PRODUCT OR THE CALREDD SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE. CALREDD, ITS AUTHORIZED PROVIDERS AND SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INTERFERENCE OR SUSPENSION OF INTERNET SERVICE OR FOR ANY LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DOCUMENTS, DATA, OR LOSS OF ANY OTHER MATERIALS YOU MAY STORE ON THE INTERNET. NEITHER CALREDD, NOR ITS AUTHORIZED PROVIDERS OR SUPPLIERS MAKES ANY REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE CALREDD PRODUCT OR CALREDD SERVICE FOR ANY PURPOSE. INFORMATION PROVIDED BY CALREDD AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAY BE COMPILED FROM PUBLIC RECORDS AND OTHER SOURCES, AND NEITHER CALREDD, NOR ITS AUTHORIZED PROVIDERS OR ITS DATA SUPPLIERS GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE MATERIALS. THE MANNER AND PURPOSE FOR THE USE OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE CALREDD SERVICE AND THE VERIFICATION OF ITS ACCURACY IS YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY.

Merry Christmas!

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