[Openvas-discuss] NVT's license free for commercial use?

amiel montecillo bosyotech at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 01:33:33 CET 2008


This is cool! I'll be looking forward to that email Tim. I'll do all I can
to support and enhance the project.

Amiel

On Jan 17, 2008 1:43 AM, Tim Brown <timb at nth-dimension.org.uk> wrote:

> On Wednesday 16 January 2008 08:09:35 Jan-Oliver Wagner wrote:
> > On Mittwoch, 16. Januar 2008, amiel montecillo wrote:
> > > I was trying to look for the licensing scheme for the NVT feeds. I
> > > noticed the openvas in general is free and GPL'd. Does this mean that
> > > commercial use is allowed free of charge?
> >
> > Sure :-)
> >
> > However, it would be nice if the project would eventually get something
> > back, either cotributions to the software, new NVTs or even some cash
> ;-)
>
> I'm intending to announce this properly shortly.  But we now have a
> mailing
> list specifically for system integrators, package maintainers and those
> who
> are interested in the distribution side of the project.  Look out for a
> mail
> regarding this in the coming days.
>
> In the meant time, I'd like to agree with what Jan has previously stated.
>  As
> an SPI associated project (http://www.spi-inc.org/projects/openvas),
> OpenVAS
> project is fully committed to offering the various components as a Free
> Software, GPL licensed work.  This means that subject to the terms of the
> license (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.html), it can be
> used for both commercial and non-commercial purposes.  I'm very happy to
> see
> other entities join this collaborative, vendor neutral endeavour.
>
> If this interests you, please take a look at our constitution
> (http://www.openvas.org/constitution.html) which defines how we interact
> and
> make decisions.
>
> Tim
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