[Snort-users] Re: [Snort-devel] Site and license updates

Jose Maria Lopez Hernandez jkerouac at ...12346...
Thu Mar 10 12:46:48 EST 2005

El mié, 09-03-2005 a las 17:54 -0500, Martin Roesch escribió:
> You squealed, we listened!
> Ok guys, based on feedback from the community we have made a few 
> changes to the license and web site.
> 1. The feared audit provision has been replaced by the following:
> License Compliance. You may be requested by Sourcefire to provide a 
> certificate, signed by your authorized representative, that you are 
> using the VRT Certified Rules consistent with a Permitted Use.  In the 
> event your use of the VRT Certified Rules is not in compliance with a 
> Permitted Use, or if you otherwise violate the terms of this Agreement, 
> Sourcefire may, since remedies at law may be inadequate, in addition to 
> its other remedies: (a) demand return of the VRT Certified Rules; (b) 
> forbid and enjoin your further use of the VRT Certified Rules; (c) 
> assess you a use fee appropriate to your actual use of the VRT 
> Certified Rules.
> The revised license is now available at 
> http://www.snort.org/about_snort/licenses/vrt_license.html. All 
> Sourcefire VRT Certified Rulesets will be governed by this license 
> unless otherwise communicated by Sourcefire.
> 2. Oink Codes for Oinkmaster are now generated based on your username 
> and do not require an Internet IP address of the snort box. Previous 
> Oink Codes generated with an IP address will still work as expected.
> 3. The Rule Search functionality is currently being revised and will be 
> available this week.
> I would like to thank everyone for being patient as we are rolling out 
> these new changes. If you have any other questions or concerns about 
> the licensing or web site, please let us know. As I have said before, 
> we continue to have the interest of the Snort community at heart so we 
> are always willing to listen and try to improve.
> If anyone has any questions or comments please send mail to me or 
> snort-feedback at ...1935... and we'll get back to you.

I think that sounds a lot better than the previous clause. Thanks
for bearing in mind our suggestions.



Jose Maria Lopez Hernandez
Director Tecnico de bgSEC
jkerouac at ...12346...
bgSEC Seguridad y Consultoria de Sistemas Informaticos

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