Tesla End User License Agreement
No separation of components. The software is licensed as a single product. Its components must not be used separately or separately from other parts to be used on more than one computer. How did we end up in a world where device manufacturers can dictate how to use the products we buy and who reasonably think we have them? Beginning in the 1980s, software companies began to adhere regularly to end-user licensing agreements in their programs, without too much pressure from regulators or the courts. Since then, the US A has expanded both in its length and in its ubiquity. Today, these documents are inundated with thousands of legal words that try to minimize corporate liability and limit consumer rights. In addition, EULAs are no longer limited to stand-alone software products. Our phones, watches, televisions and even vehicles are linked to complex licensing conditions. So everything I`ve written above unfortunately relies on simple assumptions until Tesla provides its end-user licensing agreements for its software. The problem is with the end-user license agreement (EULA). This legal agreement dates back to the 1980s, when software companies began to attach themselves to their programs. At the time, there was not much resistance from clients, supervisory authorities or the courts. Today, every CAU is thousands of words of dense legal jargon that are largely incomprehensible to the average person (and most lawyers).
However, the case of the unlucky buyer suggests that the software is user-related (licensed with a quasi-pro-user metric), i.e. if the user switches to another Tesla that does not have this function, he can activate it and use it. Tesla would not be particularly in this, more and more software vendors are taking this approach, and car manufacturers? who are probably literally autonomous robots? probably won`t use any other method. Tesla`s practice raises a number of interesting licensing questions and indicates that we will soon have to get used to a totally different buying and selling procedure for cars. My research focused mainly on Tesla`s EAP and FSD systems: I was just wondering if the software`s end-user licensing agreements had clearly highlighted these problems. That`s when the system led me first to the wall.