A Single-User License Agreement
Forms often prohibit users from reversing engineering. It can also make it difficult to develop third-party software that interagulates with the licensed software, increasing the value of the vendor`s solutions by reducing customer choice. In the United States, the provisions of the EULA may prejudge self-engineering rights that are implied by fair dealing, for example. B Bowers v. Baystate Technologies. The question of whether shrinking film licenses are legally binding differs from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, although the majority of jurisdictions find such licenses enforceable. These include the disagreement between two U.S. jurisdictions in Klocek v. Gateway and Brower v. Gateway. In both cases, it was a welded license document provided by the online provider of a computer system.
The terms of the welding license were not specified at the time of purchase, but were attached to the product shipped as a printed document. The license required the customer to return the product within a limited time if the license has not been concluded. In Brower, the New York State Court of Appeals ruled that the terms of the welded license document were enforceable, as the customer`s commitment not to return the goods within the 30 days indicated in the document was obvious. The U.S. District Court of Kansas in Klocek ruled that the sales contract was entered into at the time of the transaction and that the additional terms sent contained in a document similar to Brower`s did not constitute a contract, since the customer had never given their consent when the sales contract was concluded. A frequent criticism of end-user licensing agreements is that they are often far too long for users to have time to read them in depth. As of March 2012, the end-user PayPal license agreement was 36,275 words and by May 2011, the iTunes agreement was 56 pages long.  The message sources that reported these results stated that the vast majority of users do not read documents because of their length. In an article recently published by Kevin Litman-Navarro for the New York Times entitled We Read 150 Privacy Policies. They were an incomprehensible disaster, the complexity of 150 terms of popular sites like Facebook, Airbnb, etc., was analyzed and understood. As a result, for example, the majority of bachelor`s degrees require a university degree or higher: ”To succeed in university, people must understand texts with a score of 1300.