[opensource-dev] Third party viewer policy

Thomas Shikami thomas.shikami at online.de
Tue Feb 23 18:11:00 PST 2010

malachi schrieb:
> im curious as to how this will apply to clients and bots that seem to 
> have the ability to not only gather agents ip addresses but by obtaining 
> this information raid those agents computers searching for data... 
> particularly the new copybot detection system by an unmentioned 
> developer. The fact that Linden Lab has allowed this product to be 
> released implements Linden Lab in possible legal actions. This is a 
> violation of not only the Second Life Terms of Service but various other 
> Internet related Laws and policies.
Sills bot system doesn't do anything illegal in activity. It does not 
scan the users computers as can be verified by intrusion detection 
software. Also an IP address is not neccessary to fingerprint a used 
viewer. There is enough information publicly available from SL servers 
alone that allows detection of the viewer being used.
>  I for one would like to know if this 
> bot system will be removed and its creators rights to the Second Life 
> grid be revoked or if they will be allowed to continue to hack into 
> residents computers looking for information regarding 3rd party clients 
> being installed on the machines. If they are allowed to continue then i 
> would like for Linden Lab to hand over all Real life information on its 
> creator for a possible Law Suit.
Pretty much a flame post. Don't feed the trolls.
> Because for one i never authorized anyone at Linden Lab much less anyone 
> that simply just plays Second Life to have access to my computer and my 
> data. thus the ability of a resident to retrieve such information is a 
> violation of my privacy. point blank.
Troll post.

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