Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Security Open Source IT Your Rights Online

McAfee Grabbed Data Without Paying, Says Open Source Vulnerability Database 139

Posted by timothy
from the but-don't-say-they-didn't-ask dept.
mask.of.sanity (1228908) writes with this excerpt from The Register: "'Intel security subsidiary McAfee may be in hot water after it allegedly scraped thousands of records from the Open Source Vulnerability Database instead of paying for them. The slurp was said to be conducted using fast scripts that rapidly changed the user agent, and was launched after McAfee formally inquired about purchasing a license to the data.' Law experts say the site's copyright could be breached by individuals merely downloading the information in contravention to the site's policies, and did not require the data to be subsequently disseminated."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

McAfee Grabbed Data Without Paying, Says Open Source Vulnerability Database

Comments Filter:

Aren't you glad you're not getting all the government you pay for now?

Working...