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Submission + - The Adobe PDF license trap

Gene A writes: "I wanted to download Adobe Reader on to my computer so I could read PDF files. I went to Adobe's web site. The Download page said, "By clicking the Download button you agree to the License Agreements and Privacy Policies for the software included." Dutifully, I went to read the license page and it said, "You can access the product license in Adobe® Portable Document Format (PDF) by ..." Obviously, the web site maintainers at Adobe have read the novel, Catch 22."

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