Market Bubbles, Abacus Road® and the Fight for the American Dream

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Whether or not you intend to use the computer program routines contained in "Market Bubbles, Abacus Road® and the Fight for the American Dream," copyright ©2010 by Robert J. Castro, you must agree to the End User Licensing Agreement (EULA) below to obtain a copy of my book. The EULA protects the patent rights of our charitable foundation, America First Chairable Trust, in the commercial use of Abacus Road® (private individuals are licensed for FREE). The EULA conforms to current understanding of U.S. Patent law that essentially restricts use of computer programs to one user on one machine:

MARKET BUBBLES / ABACUS ROAD® LICENSE AGREEMENT

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1. Nonexclusive license. The work entitled "Market Bubbles, Abacus Road® & the Fight for the American Dream" accompanying this License Agreement (hereinafter "the work"), regardless of the media on which it is distributed, is licensed to you by Robert James Castro. You may own the medium on which the work is recorded, but Robert James Castro retains title to the work. You may:

  • store and access the work on a single computer;
  • make a single electronic copy of the work for backup purposes only; and
  • create, store and use computerized "implementations" (e.g., software) based upon the algorithms disclosed in the work for your own personal, non-commercial* purposes on a single computer;

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