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Events Beyond Anonymizer’s Control
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The software is bundled with openvpn. OpenVPN is licensed under, and the use of OpenVPN is governed by, the OpenVPN gnu general public license, which may be found as part of the software installation on your computer, and is reproduced below. To the extent the OpenVPN license requires that source code be made available, Anonymizer, inc. Agrees to provide a copy of the source code and modifications (if any) via electronic download. To request source code under the OpenVPN license, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. The OpenVPN license terms and conditions follow.
This distribution contains components from the open source openvpn project. By accepting this eula, you also agree to the terms of the OpenVPN license, as follows:
OpenVPN™ — an open source vpn daemon
Copyright © 2002-2010 OpenVPN technologies, inc. < sales@openvpn.Net >
This distribution contains multiple components, some of which fall under different licenses. By using OpenVPN or any of the bundled components enumerated below, you agree to be bound by the conditions of the license for each respective component.
“OpenVPN” is a trademark of openvpn technologies, inc.
OpenVPN is distributed under the gpl license version 2 (see below).
Special exception for linking OpenVPN with openssl:
In addition, as a special exception, OpenVPN technologies, inc. Gives permission to link the code of this program with the openssl library (or with modified versions of openssl that use the same license as openssl), and distribute linked combinations including the two. You must obey the gnu general public license in all respects for all of the code used other than openssl. If you modify this file, you may extend this exception to your version of the file, but you are not obligated to do so. If you do not wish to do so, delete this exception statement from your version.
Lzo is copyright © markus f.X.J. Oberhumer, and is licensed under the gpl.
Special exception for linking openvpn with both openssl and lzo:
Hereby i grant a special exception to the openvpn project (http://openvpn.Net/) to link the lzo library with the openssl library (http://www.Openssl.Org).
Markus f.X.J. Oberhumer
Tap-win32/tap-win64 driver license
This device driver was inspired by the cipe-win32 driver by damion k. Wilson.
The source and object code of the tap-win32/tap-win64 driver is copyright © 2002-2010 openvpn technologies, inc., and is released under the gpl version 2 (see below).
Windows ddk Samples
The windows binary distribution includes devcon.Exe, a Microsoft ddk sample which is redistributed under the terms of the ddk eula.
The openssl toolkit stays under a dual license, i.E. Both the conditions of the openssl license and the original ssleay license apply to the toolkit. See below for the actual license texts. Actually both licenses are bsd-style open source licenses. In case of any license issues related to openssl please contact openssl-core@openssl.Org.
Copyright © 1998-2003 the openssl project. All rights reserved.
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software must display the following acknowledgment:
“this product includes software developed by the openssl project for use in the openssl toolkit. (http://www.Openssl.Org/)”
The names “openssl toolkit” and “openssl project” must not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without prior written permission. For written permission, please contact openssl-core@openssl.Org.
Products derived from this software may not be called “openssl” nor may “openssl” appear in their names without prior written permission of the openssl project.
Redistributions of any form whatsoever must retain the following acknowledgment:
“This product includes software developed by the openssl project for use in the openssl toolkit (http://www.Openssl.Org/)”
This software is provided by the openssl project “as is” and any expressed or implied warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are disclaimed. In no event shall the openssl project or its contributors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this software, even if advised of the possibility of such damage.
This product includes cryptographic software written by eric young (eay@cryptsoft.Com). This product includes software written by tim hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.Com).
Original ssleay license
Copyright © 1995-1998 eric young (eay@cryptsoft.Com)
All rights reserved.
This package is an ssl implementation written by eric young (eay@cryptsoft.Com).
The implementation was written so as to conform with netscape’s ssl.
This library is free for commercial and non-commercial use as long as the following conditions are adhered to. The following conditions apply to all code found in this distribution, be it the rc4, rsa, lhash, des, etc., code; not just the ssl code. The ssl documentation included with this distribution is covered by the same copyright terms except that the holder is tim hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.Com).
Copyright remains eric young’s, and as such any copyright notices in the code are not to be removed. If this package is used in a product, eric young should be given attribution as the author of the parts of the library used. This can be in the form of a textual message at program startup or in documentation (online or textual) provided with the package.
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
Redistributions of source code must retain the copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software must display the following acknowledgement:
“this product includes cryptographic software written by eric young (eay@cryptsoft.Com)”
The word ‘cryptographic’ can be left out if the routines from the library being used are not cryptographic related :-).
If you include any windows specific code (or a derivative thereof) from the apps directory (application code) you must include an acknowledgement:
“this product includes software written by tim hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.Com)”
This software is provided by eric young “as is” and any express or implied warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are disclaimed. In no event shall the author or contributors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this software, even if advised of the possibility of such damage.
The license and distribution terms for any publicly available version or derivative of this code cannot be changed. I.E. This code cannot simply be copied and put under another distribution license [including the gnu public license.]
Gnu public license (gpl)
Openvpn, lzo, and the tap-win32 distributions are licensed under the gpl version 2, which is reproduced below.
Gnu general public license
Version 2, june 1991
Copyright © 1989, 1991 free software foundation, inc.
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Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the gnu general public license is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free software–to make sure the software is free for all its users. This general public license applies to most of the free software foundation’s software and to any other program whose authors commit to using it. (some other free software foundation software is covered by the gnu library general public license instead.) you can apply it to your programs, too.
When we speak of free software, we are referring to freedom, not price. Our general public licenses are designed to make sure that you have the freedom to distribute copies of free software (and charge for this service if you wish), that you receive source code or can get it if you want it, that you can change the software or use pieces of it in new free programs; and that you know you can do these things.
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We protect your rights with two steps: (1) copyright the software, and (2) offer you this license which gives you legal permission to copy, distribute and/or modify the software.
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The precise terms and conditions for copying, distribution and modification follow.
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Terms and conditions for copying, distribution and modification
This license applies to any program or other work which contains a notice placed by the copyright holder saying it may be distributed under the terms of this general public license. The “program”, below, refers to any such program or work, and a “work based on the program” means either the program or any derivative work under copyright law: that is to say, a work containing the program or a portion of it, either verbatim or with modifications and/or translated into another language. (hereinafter, translation is included without limitation in the term “modification”.) each licensee is addressed as “you”.
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You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the program’s source code as you receive it, in any medium, provided that you conspicuously and appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate copyright notice and disclaimer of warranty; keep intact all the notices that refer to this license and to the absence of any warranty; and give any other recipients of the program a copy of this license along with the program.
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How to Apply These Terms to Your New Programs
If you develop a new program, and you want it to be of the greatest possible use to the public, the best way to achieve this is to make it free software which everyone can redistribute and change under these terms.
To do so, attach the following notices to the program. It is safest to attach them to the start of each source file to most effectively convey the exclusion of warranty; and each file should have at least the “copyright” line and a pointer to where the full notice is found.
<one line to give the program’s name and a brief idea of what it does.>
Copyright © <year> <name of author>
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the gnu general public license version 2 as published by the free software foundation.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. See the gnu general public license for more details.
You should have received a copy of the gnu general public license along with this program; if not, write to the free software foundation, inc., 59 temple place, suite 330, boston, ma 02111-1307 usa
Also add information on how to contact you by electronic and paper mail.
If the program is interactive, make it output a short notice like this when it starts in an interactive mode:
Gnomovision version 69, copyright © year name of author
Gnomovision comes with absolutely no warranty; for details type ‘show w’.
This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions; type ‘show c’ for details.
The hypothetical commands ‘show w’ and ‘show c’ should show the appropriate parts of the general public license. Of course, the commands you use may be called something other than ‘show w’ and ‘show c’; they could even be mouse-clicks or menu items–whatever suits your program.
You should also get your employer (if you work as a programmer) or your school, if any, to sign a “copyright disclaimer” for the program, if necessary. Here is a sample; alter the names:
Yoyodyne, inc., hereby disclaims all copyright interest in the program
‘gnomovision’ (which makes passes at compilers) written by james hacker.
<signature of ty coon>, 1 April 1989
Ty coon, president of vice
This general public license does not permit incorporating your program into proprietary programs. If your program is a subroutine library, you may consider it more useful to permit linking proprietary applications with the library. If this is what you want to do, use the gnu library general public license instead of this license.
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Last Updated January 25, 2017