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 From:  "Alex Threlfall" <alex at cyberprog dot net>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall on Ebay
 Date:  Fri, 11 Feb 2005 21:54:33 -0000
It is slightly silly I agree, but there are a lot of muppets out there,
that's what makes ebay so great!

Kind Regards,

  Alex Threlfall
Cyberprog New Media
tel - 0870 446 0789
fax - 0870 446 1789 
 www.cyberprog.net 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: James W. McKeand [mailto:james at mckeand dot biz] 
> Sent: 11 February 2005 21:50
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall on Ebay
> 
> Henning Wangerin wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-02-11 at 20:22, Jake S wrote:
> >> Its really sad when you start seeing this sort of thing 
> showing up on 
> >> Ebay.
> > 
> > Why?
> > 
> > What's the difference between that and someone selling any other OS
> on
> > discs?
> > 
> > As Tim writes the only potential problem is the logo.
> > But that is the the copyright issues on that?
> > 
> > If I deside to advertise (in print or web) that I setup routers
> based
> > on m0n0wall, and use the logo would that be a violation?
> > - and what's the difference to selling iso's via eg ebay? I don't
> see
> > any difference at all. Just a different distribution/marketing 
> > channel.
> 
> I can understand not having the bandwidth (or patience) to 
> download the MANY full-sized (650MB) ISOs needed to get a 
> full set of some Linux Distro's (Mandrake is 3 - Debian is 6 
> or 7). Fedora even offers a DVD ISO - it is huge > 4GB. But 
> if someone cannot download a 5MB ISO and burn to a CDRom - 
> they really deserve to pay $0.99 (plus $2.42 to
> $4.85 for shipping) to buy a disk.
> 
> Also, note delivery to US only... And no shipping insurance - 
> what if the disk arrives in splinters?
> 
> If someone asked really nice and was willing to send me a few 
> bucks I might even consider mailing a disk to them. Even 
> better, if someone sent me a CD mailer with return postage 
> affixed and a blank CD-R, I might burn the disk and return 
> it. (with no guarantee of arrival condition ;-) 
> 
> Just being cheeky... is it beer:30 yet?
> 
> _________________________________
> James W. McKeand
> 
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