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LinuxSecurity.com: SELinux: Message from Secure Computing

Jul 29, 2002, 14:30 (8 Talkback[s])

"Secure Computing has reviewed the concerns expressed by the open source community about SELinux and certain Secure Computing patents. We understand that considerable effort has been invested in SELinux, with the expectation that SELinux would be available for everyone's use. On the other hand, it is the policy of Secure Computing to retain and enforce its rights in all of its patents and other intellectual property.

"In this case, we have decided to make an exception to that policy, and to support the reasonable expectations of the open source community. For this reason, we are extending an assurance to the open source community that Secure Computing will not use the patents in question to limit the availability of SELinux..."

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