question on what is and what is not an "ad"

Questions and Answers : Wish list : question on what is and what is not an "ad"

To post messages, you must log in.

AuthorMessage
Donato Diorio

Send message
Joined: 11 Jul 99
Posts: 2
Credit: 619,593
RAC: 0
United States
Message 705714 - Posted: 30 Jan 2008, 3:33:02 UTC

I don't want to break the rules of this forum, so I'll ask the forum.

I would like to create a campaign where my company gives away free software if someone installs and uses seti on their computer

We have a high impact utility that is used by sales reps to capture contact information and puts it into CRM's. (it's actually called "Contact Capture" apropos, just not for extraterrestrials)

We would have to integrate into the SETI installer

If someone continues to use the screen saver, the software keeps working. Instead of shareware, or Freeware, call it... process-ware? Maybe it needs a better name, but I'm willing to throw my companies name in that hat for a good cause. There is too much crap software out there that takes, why not give back?

Any help or comments on this initiative would be appreciated

Donato


ID: 705714 · Report as offensive
Profile Ageless
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 9 Jun 99
Posts: 13822
Credit: 3,269,733
RAC: 0
Netherlands
Message 705787 - Posted: 30 Jan 2008, 9:22:11 UTC

The problem with that is that both BOINC and Seti are Open Source, so whatever you do to the software, you're bound by the General Public License.
Jord

Ancient Astronaut Theorists suggest that in many ways, you can be considered an alien conspiracy!
ID: 705787 · Report as offensive

Questions and Answers : Wish list : question on what is and what is not an "ad"


 
©2016 University of California
 
SETI@home and Astropulse are funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, NASA, and donations from SETI@home volunteers. AstroPulse is funded in part by the NSF through grant AST-0307956.