Amen!Perhaps, but Apple's EULA states the terms I believe."Each time we were told to pound sand" (Jobs on asking a fair price for the OEM mfg. to pay for Mac OS)Well said.You're correct. The entire PC Intel Architecture that is. In fact, what made the PowerPC-based Macs so hard to clone were their extensive BIOSes that were difficult to clean-room reverse engineer. (I read this little tidbit on Scott Mueller's PC repair book).