[OpenIndiana-discuss] Solaris 11 Express available

Daniel Kjar dkjar at elmira.edu
Tue Nov 16 18:39:38 UTC 2010

  They said nothing about snooping but they did use a much nicer 

" or for any commercial production purposes, you must obtain a valid 
license permitting such use. We may audit your use of the Programs. "

On 11/16/10 01:25 PM, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> Gabriel de la Cruz wrote:
>> Just for curiosity, how does Oracle check what kind of use you make of an
>> operating system? In order to evaluate third party communications or private
>> information this information should be already public (what means, the
>> information should not be private at all). Otherwise they don't have the
>> right to read a single packet of data. I dont think there is a way to
>> consider any data hosted in an OS as a publicly shared source of
>> information... and no communication behind a password is public. Testing and
>> demonstration are not required to be public actions either.. as they could
>> be handling very sensitive information. How are they tracking the computer's
>> activity?
> Who said anything about snooping on your data or communications to verify the
> use?   Try turning down the paranoia level a little bit - it's just a EULA.

Dr. Daniel Kjar
Assistant Professor of Biology
Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Elmira College
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Elmira, NY 14901

"...humans send their young men to war; ants send their old ladies"
	-E. O. Wilson

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