[amsat-bb] Re: soundcard modems for pactorIII

Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Wed Nov 26 13:49:55 PST 2008

George Henry wrote:
> Perhaps you are unaware that, even after you purchase an SCS Pactor modem, you must purchase a license to use the Pactor III protocol...  and trying to circumvent the licensing requirement is probably illegal just about anywhere in the world, not just in the U.S.   
> You *have* heard of intellectual property rights, haven't you?

Doesn't matter.  I don't need to use their particular implementation, 
and I don't need to care about patented software.  They're welcome to 
keep their binaries to themselves.


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