[Snort-users] License audit provision

Martin Roesch roesch at ...1935...
Wed Mar 9 05:48:53 EST 2005


Thanks, I understand your position and we're looking at it.


On Mar 9, 2005, at 4:12 AM, Jose Maria Lopez Hernandez wrote:

> El mar, 08-03-2005 a las 21:27 -0500, Martin Roesch escribió:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I've been seeing several comments around the 'net regarding the audit
>> provision in the new VRT license and we're aware that people have
>> concerns with it.  Please be aware that we're looking at it and
>> evaluating what we want to do.  Any time you get lawyers involved
>> things sometimes don't work out quite like you were planning.  As I
>> said a few days ago, we're not a faceless corporation at Sourcefire,
>> we're a collection of people who are trying to put together a good
>> compromise that we can all live with.  We understand the concerns with
>> the the audit provision of the VRT license and we're going to to put
>> something better together.
> The audit provision it's totally illegal in many countries. You can't
> do that. It's that simple. You should talk very seriously to your
> lawyers because that clause will stop many people from buying your
> service. You should be aware of that.
> Regards.
> -- 
> Jose Maria Lopez Hernandez
> Director Tecnico de bgSEC
> jkerouac at ...12346...
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> http://www.bgsec.com
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