Boycott Trend Micro

Sean DALY sean.daly at
Mon Feb 11 10:05:18 UTC 2008

Further information concerning Trend Micro and Barracuda can be found here:

> Message du 11/02/08 10:56
> De : "Wiebe van der Worp" 
> A : "Sam Liddicott" 
> Copie à : discussion at
> Objet : Re: Boycott Trend Micro
> Sam Liddicott wrote:
> > The argumentof that website seems to be to boycott Trend Micro because it uses software patents whiich are all bogus.
> ... one of the arguments but I guess you base your opinion on what you 
> read at the boycott main page...
> > The argument is to weak to take beyond those who already opose software patents.
> > 
> > The counter argument is that they are doing their best to work legitimately in a broken system and any 3rd party is bound to conclude that a differing of opinion on software patents (a matter they had not considered before) hardly warrants a boycott.
> > 
> > I think a stronger and clearer case needs making that on that website.
> Ok, the press release covers more arguments 
> But if you think it is important to mention more arguments on the main 
> page that is possible of course. On the other hand there is a logical 
> order top down on that page I don't want to disturb. I.e. teaser 
> (cartoon), short intro (yes, no depth), act, learn more, stay up to date.
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