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Article: 1028
From: Taylor, Grant
Date: 2006-07-13 12:01:11 -0400
Subject: (Low Priority) Re: Concerning SnertSoft "phone home" Code

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Anthony Howe wrote:
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> There has been recent comments and concern expressed in the 
> comp.mail.sendmail newsgroup about the "phone home" code present in 
> SnertSoft products and whether or not sufficient disclosure is made.
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> The license indicates license checks. The phone home is printed to the
> log when it occurs. The privacy statement relates to the website and 
> download accounts, not software licenses.
> 
> However, I appreciate the feedback and have added a lengthy statement on 
> this matter to the SnertSoft website with a very explicit and
> prominent example showing the data sent in the phone home code.
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>     http://www.snertsoft.com/license-statement.php
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Thank you for the public statement.  I for one have even fewer concerns now than I did
before the "phone home" issue came up.  I also think it was a very good idea to
include the example message.



Grant. . . .

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