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Submission + - EULA Allows the Government to Own Your PC 1

54mc writes: "Glen Beck today revealed what a close inspection of the End User License Agreement for the CARS system contains. From the EULA, "This application provides access to the DoT CARS system. When logged on to the CARS system, your computer is considered a Federal computer system and is the property of the U.S. Government." The EULA goes on to include other specific aspects of what exactly belongs to the computer.Will this be yet another issue for the already troubled system?

This is of course, yet another example of EULAs that no one reads going way too far."
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  • I saw this and did some research. I do think this is worthy of discussion, either to debunk or to provide notice for concern.

    Daily KOS says this is ridiculous [], that this site is for dealer only.

    DSL Reports has a similar discussion. [] Some poo-poo the idea as paranoia. One writer, however, published a screen shot of what comes up when you click submit transaction. [] Basically it's a notice that says, "All your PCs are belong to us." Emphasis mine.

    "This application provides access to the DoT CARS system. When log

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