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SearchSecurity: Sender ID Will Survive Open Source Snub, Analysts Say

Sep 09, 2004, 19:45 (11 Talkback[s])
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"The refusal of some open source groups to support the Microsoft-co-authored Sender ID specification will probably have little or no effect on the adoption of the antispam protocol, experts said.

"Last weekend, the Debian project became the latest open source organization to reject Microsoft's royalty-free Sender ID patent license agreement. In a statement, Debian said that the 'current license and resulting encumbrances are incompatible with the [Debian free software guidelines]...'"

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