Corporate use of gnupg
Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Tue Feb 19 22:14:55 CET 2008
vedaal at hush.com wrote:
> a simple corporate solution,
Again, check the patent and then check with a patent lawyer. The patent
language is suitably broad that this sort of thing might be construed by
a court to fall under the patent.
Technical fixes to provide ADK-like functionality are well and good, but
if you aren't looking at the patent and creating this new technology
with an eye towards avoiding the patent, you're playing the legal
version of Russian roulette.
If you want ADK-like functionality, you have two real choices:
(a) buy a commercial PGP product,
(b) spend $200/hr on a patent attorney to make sure your
solution doesn't infringe.
Of course, all this is null and void if you live in a jurisdiction where
software cannot be patented.
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