pending license change

Dave Lugo dlugo@etherboy.com
Thu Mar 17 14:22:26 UTC 2005


On Thu, 17 Mar 2005, Vernon Schryver wrote:
> 
> Yes, the intended targets of those words are organizations that use
> private DCC networks to support anti-spam appliances and managed email
> services.  Mananged email services are what Postini and Brightmail
> sell, and apparently what Commtouch itself sold a lot of some years ago.
> 
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> 
> Unless I'm mistaken, all of your servers do "provide corresponding
> data" to the global network via flooding, albeit some indirectly. 
> I also think you do not sell managed email services or anti-spam
> appliances.  If I'm right about that, then future releases of the DCC
> will be as free as ever to XS4ALL.
> 
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> 
> The restrictions are intended to affect only organizations that offer
> anti-spam services and devices in competition with Commtouch.  They've
> never said so, but I think seems plausible that I am on that list.
> 

I'm not sure then where my employer falls - we provide managed 
email services (firewall MX service), and we indirectly "provide 
corresponding data" via flooding.

I believe it would still be 'free' for us, can you confirm?

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