Member Since: 16th Jul 2009
21st Aug 2009
This is most often discussed in the IT forums and law blogs
then there's this
Of course Sage may have retained rights to audit your use of the software to ensure you are not breaching the T&Cs, (have you fully deleted the copy you are reselling etc?)
This is a fact of life when using proprietary software. Of course, as I have mentioned elsewhere on the forum, if you were to use FOSS, you'd be able to make as many copies as you like and give them away.
Yes, FOSS is weak area for accounting, but yes, accountants could collaborate and fund the development, a not-pain-free leap to a pain free future.