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Re: SecurID White Paper - A Comment
From: sopwith () cuc edu (Elliot Lee)
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 1996 00:39:25 -0400
On Mon, 16 Sep 1996 carson () lehman com wrote:
"Alan" == Alan Cox <coxa () cableol net> writes:
Alan> There is no major cost issue. ssh is free except for a small amount of
Alan> extra CPU load. Secure mirroring software using rsync and ssh exists.
Incorrect. ssh requires commercial users to pay for licenses, and said
licenses are _not_ cheap.
ssh is under the GNU Public license. The only license you could *ever*
need would be RSAref. If you read the RSAref license closely, it allows
you to use it for non-commercial, or internal commercial, use.
Basically you can use ssh for just about anything you want except letting
customers connect to your service, as far as I can see. Note that in the
US, you have to use ssh with RSAref in order not to violate patents.
"Have you ever had a microchip implanted in your skull so the government
can keep track of your every move? You will! And the company that will
bring it to you is AT&T"