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Re: st: network licence Stat disallows me working from home


From   Anders Alexandersson <andersalex@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: network licence Stat disallows me working from home
Date   Fri, 11 Oct 2013 17:13:49 -0400

Yes, see http://www.stata.com/order/end-user-license-agreement/.
I would contact StataCorp directly if you don't trust your reseller.
But it sounds like the reseller is correct; your Stata rights and
obligations depend on the license type.

Anders Alexandersson
andersalex@gmail.com

On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 4:36 PM, Martien Lubberink
<Martien.Lubberink@vuw.ac.nz> wrote:
> I'm struggling with Stata, I have to work from home and from my office at work. According to Stata, I have to pay for a separate licence, to be able to work from home. I checked the licence agreement which reads this:
>
> "Customer is authorized by StataCorp to install the Licensed Software on an unlimited number of machines as long as the specific number of Concurrent Authorized Users for which Customer has paid the applicable License Fee is not exceeded."
>
> However, my Stata reseller nullifies this rule by adding requirements to the licence agreement, ie. tying it to a geographical location, whatever that means:
>
> "A Stata network license is a simultaneous-use license that may be installed on a network server or on stand-alone computers within a single physical geographic location or site so long as the number of licensed users is not exceeded. If you are referring to your [x]-user network license, an additional license would need to be purchased if working from home, as it is not within a single physical geographic location or site."
>
> Please advise, can they prevent me from working from home?
>
> Martien

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