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#1 New.Canadian.DB.Owner OFFLINE  

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Posted April 26, 2015 - 06:14 PM

At least that is what JD claims.  Agree or disagree?

 

Ditto their claim that "... you have “licensed” your tractor and can’t really own it ..."

 

http://www.theglobea...rticle24130876/


Edited by New.Canadian.DB.Owner, April 26, 2015 - 06:22 PM.


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Posted April 26, 2015 - 06:29 PM

They're trying to do the same thing with cars, general consensus is that it has very little chance of amounting to much.



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Posted April 26, 2015 - 06:51 PM

Been heading in that direction for some time now.



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Posted April 26, 2015 - 07:01 PM

Just one more reason to avoid the newer stuff.


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Posted April 26, 2015 - 07:18 PM

They are pushing it hard under the DCMA. Hopefully they do not get it to pass. It is incredibly stupid and the aftermarket tuners and parts sellers are not happy at all.



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Posted April 26, 2015 - 07:23 PM

This is just the same can of worms as Monsanto and their GMO products. They need to nip this in the bud. Why doesn't this apply to other computerized products such as Smartphones?



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Posted April 26, 2015 - 08:10 PM

If I can't really own it --I guess I can't really pay for it.May have to become an outlaw mechanic working under cover of darkness. 



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Posted April 26, 2015 - 08:24 PM

If I can't really own it --I guess I can't really pay for it.May have to become an outlaw mechanic working under cover of darkness. 

If only it were that simple, no play, no pay!






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