Jacob S. Barrett wrote:
>Today I received an information packet from Acacia Technologies Group
>informing me that I was in volation of their patent on "IAR" . IAR is a
>US Patent 6,226,677 . That packet suggest that I must license their
>technology or face legal action. Has anyone else received this same
>The claims the the patent text lead me to believe they don't have much to
>stand on. If I read the abstract and claim one correctly then it doesn't
>cover a system that doesn't change the destination address. Any solution
>that uses the IPFW fwd  rule would not modify the destination address and
>therefore does not meet claim 1. I'm I correct in my logic?
>What are your takes on this matter?