Business use of VNC

mfpchelp@altavista.com mfpchelp "at" altavista.com
Thu, 14 Jun 2001 20:52:15 +0000


My understanding is that as long you do not resell it its ok. Be aware though it is not a very secure connection both computers are open for malicious hack attacks offers little security.

On Thu, 14 June 2001, tiamat74 "at" mindspring.com wrote:

> 
> I've tried to find a posting of this in the archives and the faq but I can't find any reference to this so I'll go ahead and ask this question.  Also, I am not trying to offend anyone with this posting, but I want to make sure that I will not be breaking any rules or laws.
> 
> Say that someone wanted to make a business that used VNC as a tool to help determine what was wrong with a customers PC and fix the problem through VNC.  Say also that they charged a fee for this service.  For every customer that was brought aboard for this service, the customer would be given an executable of VNC and they were also given a link to download the source files of VNC from the businesses servers.  Would this business be violating the GNU license in any way, shape, or form?
> 
> Thanks for your time,
> Rick Heckadon
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