roesch at ...1935...
Tue Mar 8 06:44:05 EST 2005
The subscription fee does not allow you to redistribute outside your
organization, I think it's spelled out in section 2.2 of the VRT
license. A license for commercial redistribution is available if
you're planning on redistributing as part of a service or product
offering. If you're interested in acquiring a commercial
redistribution license please contact snort-license at ...3990...
On Mar 7, 2005, at 11:18 PM, Peter J Manis wrote:
> Hi Mary,
> Just to futher clear things up, the subscription fee includes a
> license to redistribute, or they are subscription and license to
> redistribute are two different things?
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Martin Roesch"
> <roesch at ...1935...>
> To: "Rowland, Krisa W ERDC-ITL-MS Contractor"
> <Krisa.W.Rowland at ...3768...>
> Cc: <snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
> Sent: Monday, March 07, 2005 9:53 PM
> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Licensing
> To lay things out explicitly:
> 1) Existing rules distributed from snort.org prior to March 7th will
> remain under the GPL and can be redistributed/downloaded if you
> register (for free).
> 2) Community rules developed externally to Sourcefire will be available
> under their respective author's licenses as before.
> 3) VRT rules developed and QA'd at Sourcefire will be available for
> commercial redistribution if the commercial entity acquires a license
> from Sourcefire. End users (corporate or otherwise) may register and
> receive their rules as usual *or* they may individually subscribe to
> snort.org for a fee to receive rules at the same time Sourcefire
> customers do. If they do not wish to register at all then there will
> be rules updates in Snort point releases every 3-6 months.
> In other words, if you want the VRT rules as an end user you do not
> have to pay, you just have to register. If you want to get early
> access to them then you need a for-pay subscription. Open source end
> users (i.e. those that aren't offering products or services that
> redistribute Snort rules as part of the offering) can get the VRT rules
> just by registering. Companies that are redistributing the VRT rules
> as part of a product offering or service will need a for-pay license
> from Sourcefire.
> On Mar 7, 2005, at 6:07 PM, Rowland, Krisa W ERDC-ITL-MS Contractor
>> Ok. I know I haven’t read all the hoopla and complaining about this
>> new licensing – but this means that if we want the VRT rules we have
>> to pay? Sorry for being slow…
>> Krisa Rowland
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