[gdal-dev] using encrypted data

Yilmaz Arslanoglu yilmaz.arslanoglu at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 11:10:39 EST 2010

Hi Russell;

Yes, you are right, actually we are also considering the option that
you have mentioned.
Because even the best technical option will be hackable in theory, anyway...

On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 4:55 PM, Russell McOrmond <russell at flora.ca> wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Mar 2010, Yilmaz Arslanoglu wrote:
>> Hi all;
>> One of our customer wants to share their data which is in ESRI Shapefile
>> format. However, they also would like to limit the usage of this data such
>> that the contents will be utilized only through our software, and not for
>> any other purposes.
>  My recommendation is to accomplish this through contractual measures
> protected by law rather than technical measures.  Attempts to substitute
> technology rather than clarify legal relationships tend to fail and cause
> more problems than they are worth.
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