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ELECTRONIC SOFTWARE DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT

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Definition:
Used by the owner of a software product to authorise a distributor to provide software on line. Distributors must ensure that the end-user accepts the terms of the agreement before downloading the software. Distributors should also maintain the software on a secure server and must comply with exports laws and restrictions where applicable.

Source Publication:
Measuring Electronic Commerce, OECD Working Party on the Information Economy, 1998, Software Publishers Association (SPA), (1996), page 29 - A typology of Internet and e-commerce agreements. Adapted from The SPA Guide to Contracts and the Legal Protection of Software, September, Washington D.C.

Hyperlink:
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/32/52/2094340.pdf

Statistical Theme: Information and communication technology

Created on Tuesday, August 06, 2002