License enforcement the application of an access control policy on code, restricting the environments in which it may be executed.

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License key / Serial number generator and checker

I need a serial number generator and accompanying checker. I would like to be able to set a salt (and maybe a length). The generator should only produce serial numbers that pass the test of the ...
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A safe license System

So I'm trying to think of a good way to check if the license key a user supplies for a program is legit or not. Let's suppose this is the way they get there license They make some type of purchase. ...
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Storing License Keys

I'm creating an application which generates licenses key and stores this in a database (the licenses are checked on-line). I don't wish to store these license unhashed - in case the database is ...
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Should you notify software vendors that their software has been cracked?

Apologies if this is not the right place to ask this question, I will happily move it to another Stack Exchange site if need be. Before I explain the rationale behind the question, let me clear up a ...
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The best ways to persist the license client information in the database

I develop a license server and a license client system (Java based applications). The flow is the following: The license is stored on the license server The client application includes a ...
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how would you create an encrypt-function inside PHP code that you have to deliver?

If you write a PHP application, where you have to deliver the compiled code to the customer, how could you include a functionality to send encrypted data from that application to others, and include ...
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Implement server serial key for server software

Me and my friend want to sell game server-side software, but we want some sort of control, over use of that software. For example, we want some sort of serial key system, so only verified/paid ...
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Am I covered with GPL If I want to share open source code of project developed in my company? [closed]

I do not know if it's the right place to ask this question. But I find that this site is the closest site in the exchange sites to ask a such question. I m working in a company and in my job contract ...
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How can police find out about criminal activity on an iPod Touch?

Higher authorities could easily find out about criminal activity - such as drug trafficking and child pornography - being conducted on a laptop simply by hacking into it or somehow seeing the history. ...