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1 cedk 1.1 The Metasploit Framework License v1.2
3     Copyright (C) 2006 METASPLOIT.COM
5     This License governs your use of the Software and any accompanying
6     materials distributed with this License. You must accept the terms of
7     this License before using the Software. If you are an individual working
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14     Software.
17     Definitions
19     a. "License" means this particular version of this document (or, where
20     specifically indicated, a successor iteration of this License officially
21     issued by the Developer).
23     b. "Software" means any software that is distributed under the terms of
24     this License, in both object code and source code.
26     c. "Enhancement" means any bug fix, error correction, patch, or other
27     addition to the Software that are independent of the Software and do not
28     require modification of the Software of the Software itself.
30     d. "Extension" means any external software program or library that
31     interfaces with the Software and does not [reproduce or require
32     modification of the Software itself]. "Extension" includes any module or
33     plug-in that is intended (by design and coding) to, or can, be
34     dynamically loaded by the Software.
36     e. "Developer" means the then-current copyright holder(s) of the Software,
37     including, but not limited to, the Metasploit personnel and any
38     third-party contributors (or their successor(s) or transferee(s)).
40     f. "Documentation" means any and all end user, technical/programmer,
41     network administrator, or other manuals, tutorials, or code samples
42     provided or offered by Developer with the Software, excluding those items
43     created by someone other than the Developer.
45     g. "Use" means to download, install, access, copy, execute, sell, or
46     otherwise benefit from the Software (directly or indirectly, with or
47     without notice or knowledge of the Software's incorporation or
48     utilization in any larger application or product).
50     h. "You" means the individual or organization that is using the Software
51     under the License.
53     i. "Interface" means to execute, parse, or otherwise benefit from the use
54     of the Software.
57     License Grant and Restrictions
59     1. Provided that You agree to, and do, comply with all terms and
60     conditions in this License, You are granted the non-exclusive rights
61     specified in this License. Your Use of any of the Software in any form
62     and to any extent signifies acceptance of this License. If You do not
63     agree to all of these terms and conditions, then do not use the Software
64     and immediately remove all copies of the Software, the Documentation, and
65     any other items provided under the License.
68     2. Subject to the terms and conditions of this License, Developer hereby
69     grants You a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to reproduce,
70     publicly display, and publicly perform the Software.
73     3. The license granted in Section 2 is expressly made subject to and
74     limited by the following restrictions:
76     a. You may only distribute, publicly display, and publicly perform
77     unmodified Software. Without limiting the foregoing, You agree to
78     maintain (and not supplement, remove, or modify) the same copyright,
79     trademark notices and disclaimers in the exact wording as released by
80     Developer.
82     b. You may only distribute the Software free from any charge beyond the
83     reasonable costs of data transfer or storage media. You may -not- (i)
84     sell, lease, rent, or otherwise charge for the Software, (ii) include any
85     component or subset of the Software in any commercial application or
86     product, or (iii) sell, lease, rent, or otherwise charge for any
87     appliance (i.e., hardware, peripheral, personal digital device, or other
88     electronic product) that includes any component or subset of the
89     Software.
92     4. You may develop Enhancements to the Software and distribute Your
93     Enhancements, provided that You agree to each of the following
94     restrictions on this distribution:
96     a. Enhancements may not modify, supplement, or obscure the user interface
97     or output of the Software such that the title of the Software, the
98     copyrights and trademark notices in the Software, or the licensing terms
99     of the Software are removed, hidden, or made less likely to be discovered
100     or read.
102     b. If you release any Enhancement to the Software, You agree to
103     distribute the Enhancement under the terms of this License (or any other
104     later-issued license(s) of Developer for the Software). Upon such
105     release, You hereby grant and agree to grant a non-exclusive royalty-free
106     right, to both (i) Developer and (ii) any of Developer's later licensees,
107     owners, contributors, agents or business partners, to distribute Your
108     Enhancement(s) with future versions of the Software provided that such
109     versions remain available under the terms of this License (or any other
110     later-adopted license(s) of Developer).
113     5. You may develop Extensions to the Software and distribute these
114     Extensions under any license You see fit, for commercial sale or license
115     or for non-commercial use, so long as -each- of the following conditions
116     are met:
118     a. The Extension, when installed with the Software, must -not- modify any
119     of the behavior (e.g., change the display, modify the available commands,
120     etc.) of the Software until the user explicitly requests (e.g., by
121     invoking or exercising a command or feature are a screen display or other
122     express notification of the new code's existence and function) that the
123     Extension should be activated.
125     b. The Extension may programmatically execute (e.g., call a method) code
126     provided by this Software, but may not include or create copies of the
127     Software (modified or otherwise) in the Extension itself.
129     c. The Extension may not modify, supplement, or obscure the user interface
130     or output of the Software such that the title of the Software, the
131     copyrights and trademark notices in the Software, or the licensing terms
132     of the Software are removed, hidden, or made less likely to be discovered
133     or read.
136     6. If you develop external software components that interface with the
137     Software, you may only distribute these components if (a) the external
138     software component clearly indicates to the user, via the user interface
139     and/or program output, both (i) the role of the Software in the component
140     and (ii) where the user may obtain a copy of the Software and (b) the
141     external software components do not modify, supplement, or obscure the
142     user interface or output of the Software such that the title of the
143     Software, the copyrights and trademark notices in the Software, or the
144     licensing terms of the Software are removed, hidden, or made less likely
145     to be discovered or read.
148     Online Updates
150     The Software includes the ability to download updates (i.e., additional
151     code) from Developer's server(s). These updates may contain bug fixes,
152     new functionality, updated Documentation, and/or Extensions. When
153     retrieving these updates, the Software may transmit the Software version
154     and operating system information from Your computer to the update server.
155     The server may record (store) this information, in conjunction with the
156     IP (global Internet Protocol) address of the user, in order to attempt to
157     maintain accurate end user and version statistics. By using the online
158     update feature, You hereby agree to allow this information to be
159     transmitted, recorded, and stored in any nation by or for Developer.
162     Proper Use
164     As an express condition of this License, You agree that You will use the
165     Software -solely- in compliance with all then-applicable local, state,
166     national, and international laws, rules and regulations as may be amended
167     or supplemented from time to time, including any then-current laws and/or
168     regulations regarding the transmission and/or encryption of technical
169     data exported from or imported into Your country of residence. Violation
170     of any of the foregoing will result in immediate, automatic termination
171     of this License without notice, and may subject You to state, national
172     and/or international penalties and other legal consequences.
175     Intellectual Property Ownership
177     The Software is licensed, not sold. Developer retains exclusive ownership
178     of all worldwide copyrights, trade secrets, patents, and all other
179     intellectual property rights throughout the world and all applications
180     and registrations therefor, in and to the Software and any full or
181     partial copies thereof, including any additions thereto. You acknowledge
182     that, except for the limited license rights expressly provided in this
183     Agreement, no right, title, or interest to the intellectual property in
184     the Software or Documentation is provided to You, and that You do not
185     obtain any rights, express or implied, in the Software. All rights in and
186     to the Software not expressly granted to You in this Agreement are
187     expressly reserved by Developer. Product names, words or phrases
188     mentioned in this License or the Software may be trademark(s) or
189     servicemark(s) of Developer registered in certain nations and/or of third
190     parties. You may not alter or supplement the copyright or trademark
191     notices as contained in the Software.
194     License Termination
196     This License is effective until terminated. This License will terminate
197     immediately without notice from Developer if You breach or fail to comply
198     with any provision of this License. Upon such termination You must
199     destroy the Software, all accompanying written materials, and all copies
200     thereof.
203     Limitations of Liability
205     In no event will Developer, any owner, contributor, agent, business party,
206     or other third party affiliated with Developer, be liable to You or any
207     third party under any legal theory (including contract, tort, or
208     otherwise) for any consequential, incidental, indirect or special damages
209     whatsoever (including, without limitation, loss of expected savings, loss
210     of confidential information, presence of viruses, damages for loss of
211     profits, business interruption, loss of business information and the like
212     or otherwise) or any related expense whether foreseeable or not, arising
213     out of the use of or inability to use or any failure of the Software or
214     accompanying materials, regardless of the basis of the claim and even if
215     Developer or Developer's owner, contributor, agent, or business partner
216     has been advised of the possibility of such damage. By using the
217     Software, You hereby acknowledge that Developer would not offer the
218     Software without the inclusion and enforceability of this provision, and
219     that You (and not the Developer) are solely responsible for Your network,
220     data, and application security testing, planning, audits, updates, and
221     training, which require regular analysis, supplementing, and expertise.
224     No Warranty
226     The Software and this License document are provided AS IS with NO WARRANTY
232     Indemnification
234     You agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend Developer and
235     Developer's owners, contributors, agents, and business partners from and
236     against any and all claims or actions including reasonable legal expenses
237     that arise or result from Your use of or inability to use the Software.
238     Developer agrees to notify You and reasonably cooperate with Your defense
239     of any third party claim triggering such indemnification.
242     Miscellaneous
244     If any part of this License is found void and unenforceable, it will not
245     affect the validity of the balance of this License, which shall remain
246     valid and enforceable to the maximum extent according to its terms.
249     Choice of Law; Venue
251     This License will be construed, interpreted and governed by the laws of
252     Texas, USA, without regard to its conflict of law rules. Any litigation
253     related to this License must be filed and heard in the courts for Travis
254     County, Texas.

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