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From "Karan, Cem F CIV USARMY RDECOM ARL (US)" <cem.f.karan....@mail.mil>
Subject RE: [Non-DoD Source] Suggested license mod or FAQ
Date Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:26:51 GMT
OK, I'll get in contact with the folks at the NSA to see what their lawyers 
decided.  If any of you already have contacts there, could you send me the 
relevant contacts directly?  It'll save me some digging.

Thanks,
Cem Karan

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> I am sure that Booz Allen was involved on some level, but I am also sure 
> that significant fractions of the effort were done internally.
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> On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 11:01 AM, Joe Witt <joe.witt@gmail.com < 
> Caution-mailto:joe.witt@gmail.com > > wrote:
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> 	Cem,
>
> 	Please note that NiFi, similar to Accumulo was open sourced by the
> 	NSA.  The proposal for NiFi spells out what the lawyers/tech transfer
> 	office provided regarding this matter and I believe it is consistent
> 	with Accumulo as well.
>
> 	It reads
>
> 	"== Source and Intellectual Property Submission ==
> 	Previously referred to as Niagarafiles, the NiFi code and
> 	documentation materials will be submitted by the National Security
> 	Agency. NiFi has been developed by a mix of government employees and
> 	private companies under government contract. Material developed by the
> 	government employees is in the public domain and no U.S. copyright
> 	exists in works of the federal government. For the contractor
> 	developed material in the initial submission, the U.S. Government has
> 	sufficient authority to open source per DFARS 252.227-7014 < 
> tel:252.227-7014 > . NSA has
> 	submitted the Software Grant Agreement and Corporate Contributor
> 	License Agreement to the Apache Software Foundation."
>
> 	Thanks
> 	Joe
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> 	On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 1:55 PM, Karan, Cem F CIV USARMY RDECOM ARL
> 	(US) <cem.f.karan.civ@mail.mil < Caution-mailto:cem.f.karan.civ@mail.mil >

>  > wrote:
> 	>> -----Original Message-----
> 	>> From: Ted Dunning [Caution-mailto:ted.dunning@gmail.com < 
> Caution-mailto:ted.dunning@gmail.com > ]
> 	>> Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 12:58 PM
> 	>> To: legal-discuss@apache.org < Caution-mailto:legal-discuss@apache.org >
> 	>> Subject: Re: [Non-DoD Source] Suggested license mod or FAQ
> 	>>
> 	>> On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 5:57 AM, Karan, Cem F CIV USARMY RDECOM ARL (US)
> 	>> <cem.f.karan.civ@mail.mil < Caution-mailto:cem.f.karan.civ@mail.mil >
 < 
> Caution-
> 	>> Caution-mailto:cem.f.karan.civ@mail.mil < 
> Caution-mailto:cem.f.karan.civ@mail.mil >  > > wrote:
> 	>>
> 	>>
> 	>>       Can you
> 	>>       please point out which agencies are doing this, and on which 
> projects?
> 	>>
> 	>>
> 	>> Accumulo was developed in-house by the NSA.
> 	>
> 	> No contractor involvement at all?
> 	>
> 	> Thanks,
> 	> Cem Karan
> 	>
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