A site license is an agreement between a software company and an institution or individual that spells out how many individuals can have access to a particular software program. Site licenses for online programs specify the number of users that can have access to an online service via a server or the Web. Site licenses for programs on CD-ROM or disks specify onto how many computers a program can be loaded. Site licenses also spell out the appropriate and inappropriate uses of the program. The latter is designed to provide protection from lawsuits involving the use of the program for illegal or otherwise unsavory purposes, or to try to ensure that users pay an additional amount if they use the program for business rather than ...

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