Re: A thought about patents

2000-04-06 Thread Stewart Bryant
Check with the lawyers, but I think that you will find that this is strictly a US view of patents. In every other country any public disclosure anywhere immediately voids the right to patent. Even NDA disclosure can be tricky, because an offer for sale counts as a disclosure. Stewart Doug

Re: Privacy law

2000-04-06 Thread Martin Montenegro
Salvador Vidal [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think that as much conflicts that can be solved without the traditional way: regulation + represion = burocracy + injustice, will be better for users. But on privacy questions we can try first to give technical solutions, i.e. ways to follow stamped data

MPLS and Private Network

2000-04-06 Thread David Wang
Title: MPLS and Private Network Dear Friends, A company consists of 2 remotely separated sites, A and B. A leased T1 line connects the networks on these 2 sites together. We generally call the company's network a private network since the connection between the 2 sites are private leased

Re: A thought about patents

2000-04-06 Thread John Stracke
Brijesh Kumar wrote: Granting of patents only means that a person grated a particular patent was first to make "a claim" about the novelty of an idea or technique as far as the patent office knows on the basis of "previous claims submitted to it.". At least in the US, at least sometimes,

Re: A thought about patents

2000-04-06 Thread John Stracke
Masataka Ohta wrote: We can have servers outside of US and there is no legislation (even under US laws. note that the servers can serve yet another countries) to make the servers illegal. Mmm...that sounds like a grey area. A company using patented tech to do business in the US may be

recommendation against publication of draft-cerpa-necp-02.txt

2000-04-06 Thread Keith Moore
I am writing to request that the RFC Editor not publish draft-cerpa-necp-02.txt as an RFC in its current form, for the following reasons: 1. The document repeatedly, and misleadingly, refers to NECP as a standard. I do not believe this is appropriate for a document which is not on the IETF

[Fwd: RMONMIB WG interim meeting announcement]

2000-04-06 Thread Andy Bierman
Hi, The RMONMIB WG intends to hold an interim meeting to work on all aspects of the new charter. This includes: - Application Performance Monitoring (APM) - Transport Performance Metrics (TPM) - User-Defined TopN Monitoring MIB (UsrTopN) - DIFFSERV Monitoring MIB (DS-MON) Meeting

Re: A thought about patents

2000-04-06 Thread Masataka Ohta
John; We can have servers outside of US and there is no legislation (even under US laws. note that the servers can serve yet another countries) to make the servers illegal. Mmm...that sounds like a grey area. A company using patented tech to do business in the US may be subject to US

RE: Digital Copyright Law Industrial Espionage 'Hacking'

2000-04-06 Thread Ben Davis
Note: forwarded message attached. = Ben Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] __ Do You Yahoo!? Talk to your friends online with Yahoo! Messenger. http://im.yahoo.com Attn: Mr.John Roemer; Reporter for the Pacific Standard and Ms. Donna Soto; VP

Re: recommendation against publication of draft-cerpa-necp-02.txt

2000-04-06 Thread Karl Auerbach
I am writing to request that the RFC Editor not publish draft-cerpa-necp-02.txt as an RFC in its current form, for the following reasons: 2. A primary purpose of the NECP protocol appears to be to facilitate the operation of so-called interception proxies. Such proxies violate the