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Of or relating to a legal agreement, such as a software license, to which one indicates acceptance by clicking on a button or hyperlink.

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(Computer Science) an agreement made by a computer user through clicking on a particular button onscreen
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Similarly, if a clickwrap license prohibits reverse engineering of the software it covers, the UCITA and several recent court cases would enforce that contractual provision.
16, 1998) (upholding the validity of a clickwrap license).
(28) The software industry calls these end user license agreements (EULAs) or mass-market software licenses; in popular terminology, shrinkwrap or clickwrap licenses. See, e.g., Specht v.
These license agreements have historically taken one of several forms: shrinkwrap, browsewrap, and clickwrap licenses. (48) Generally speaking, courts have tended to enforce all of these forms of licenses, (49) even though the licenses may unilaterally impose one-sided terms with little to no room for negotiation.
Clickwrap licenses involve clicking on an "I agree" button that binds the consumer to form contract provisions before they can begin using software or accessing a website.
For a thorough discussion of the enforceability of software clickwrap licenses, see Kevin W.