Trend Micro Sues Barracuda Over Open Source Anti-Virus

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Wed Jan 30 08:58:21 GMT 2008


I see McAffee and Symantec have already dolled the money as it's cheaper than "fighting a stupid patent" (tm). ;-(

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
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> Sent: 30 January 2008 08:48
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Re: Trend Micro Sues Barracuda Over Open Source Anti-Virus
> On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 22:12, Julian Field wrote:
> > But I thought patents affected the designers of such systems, not the
> > users. They are going after Barracuda, not their customers.
> They can always stop the systems from being sold in the US.
> However MailScanner is never sold as its free ;)
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