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User tries to do something forbidden by license. Is explaining why it's illegal an answer?

As pointed out in a comment to this answer, a software license is a contract, as opposed to a law. The contract is, or isn't, enforceable, depending on the law(s) that apply where the user who asked ...
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User tries to do something forbidden by license. Is explaining why it's illegal an answer?

The replies here just discuss whether to give actual information on a question if that might be illegal. Regardless of that debate - I don't believe that saying you shouldn't do this is an answer, ...
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User tries to do something forbidden by license. Is explaining why it's illegal an answer?

I'm just going to put an answer in here regarding legal vs possible. Take for instance travel.stackexchange.com: Leaving Thailand after months long overstay - not once does an answer point out that ...
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User tries to do something forbidden by license. Is explaining why it's illegal an answer?

I've closed it - I've explained in the comments why, but EULAs seem out of scope for the site - its not really a hardware or software problem in a traditional sense. In addition, its kind of broad, ...
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