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Re: [News] Linux Developers Receive Sentinel Keys

Oliver Wong wrote:
"Peter Köhlmann" <peter.koehlmann@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message news:eh10ag$upt$01$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Oliver Wong wrote:

"Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
SafeNet Sentinel Hardware Keys for Linux

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| SafeNet has announced the release of Sentinel Hardware Keys for
| Linux platforms, allowing software developers in the Linux
| community to protect 32-bit software applications from piracy
| and implement flexible licensing models.

    How the heck do you pirate open source programs?

    And if you can answer that, then: how the heck do you prevent piracy
open source programs?

Please explain your belief that only Open Source programs are running on
Be specific. Accuracy counts

I don't have that belief. I think "the" belief that you might be thinking of is the belief that Sentinel Hardware Keys is claimed to be a tool for protecting OSS. And here's why I have that belief:

"The open-source community is now able to protect their applications from unauthorized use with Sentinel Hardware Keys, preventing revenue loss," said Ken Chow, general manager, SafeNet Software Protection Business Unit.

Yep, that's what is claimed all right. Makes you wonder what the PR department was thinking of, but there you go.

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