The European Commission accepts formal commitments from Israeli-based producer of firewall and virtual private network (VPN) software regarding its distribution practices (Checkpoint)

"Commission accepts formal undertaking from Check Point regarding its distribution practices"* In June 2001, the Commission received a complaint from Stonesoft Corporation, a Finnish software company, against Check Point Software Technologies, an Israeli-based producer of firewall and virtual private network (VPN) software. Firewall/VPN software is key security software used to prevent unauthorised external access to internal computer networks, and to provide data encryption in public computer networks. Stonesoft outlined to the Commission that in March 2001, it had launched its own firewall/VPN software product in

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Nicholas Banasevic, The European Commission accepts formal commitments from Israeli-based producer of firewall and virtual private network (VPN) software regarding its distribution practices (Checkpoint), 9 April 2002, e-Competitions Bulletin April 2002, Art. N° 36955

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