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Press Release 06/03/2004

  For Immediate Release

jProductivity, LLC


Protect Your Applications and Revenue with Protection! Licensing Framework

jProductivity, L.L.C. has released Protection! v. 1.0, a licensing framework for Java that ensures that users adhere to the terms of your applications' licensing
agreements. Protection! lets you embed powerful license reading and validation code into the components and applications that you sell, preventing unlicensed use of
your software.

Protection! locks out unlicensed users, and ensures that licensed users can only access those features that they've paid for. Whether you license your software on a
per seat basis or a per running copy basis, you have complete control over the number of copies that can run simultaneously.

Protection! Licensing Framework ensures that the license was issued for the correct product, that only the licensed features are available, that the license has not
expired, that the user has accepted the terms of the license agreement, and that the proper number of copies are running on the network.

The tampering subsystem ensures that license information is present, and that the application has not been patched to circumvent the terms of your license agreement.
The license file generated by Protection! is a strongly encrypted file, ensuring that no one can break the protection by simple re-generation of the license file. To
achieve this goal, a non-symmetric cipher algorithm is used where keys used to encrypt and decrypt the license are different. This approach makes is impossible to
restore the private key by having knowledge of the public key, and vise versa.

It's easy to create evaluation or trial licenses. The evaluation support subsystem determines whether the software can continue to operate under the terms of your
license. Whether your application is distributed on a CD or over the Internet, Protection! Licensing Framework creates trial versions that can be unlocked and turned
into full versions.

The program's easy-to-use Control Center gives you a convenient location for product management, license generation, and license maintenance. You can control an
unlimited number of software products, and manage the features that are available within each version of each application, for each type of license.

In addition to generating your product license, Protection! also creates the Java implementation files that you can simply plug into your application. The
license-related message dialogs can contain your custom wording.

Protection! locks out the pirates. This comprehensive framework for Java solves today's complex licensing challenges. The program minimizes users' ability to make
unauthorized use of your applications, and frees you to work on the core functionality that makes your applications great.

Protection! v. 1.0 has been verified for Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP, Solaris/SPARC/x86, and Linux (Red Hat/SuSE). It is based on Java, and is designed to work on any
platform with support for Java 1.4. Protection! Standard costs $299 for a single-user license. Protection! Professional will be released in 4Q 2004. Multi-user
discounts are available. You can download trial versions of Protection! from the company's web site.

For more information, contact:

jProductivity, L.L.C.,
275 Madison Avenue,
New York, NY 10016 USA

Email: press@jproductivity.com
Internet: http://www.jproductivity.com

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Evaluation Copy Available on Request

About jProductivity, L.L.C.:

jProductivity, L.L.C. develops and markets productivity tools for software developers. In addition to Protection!, the company also offers Productivity! For JBuilder,
a comprehensive collection of tools for enterprise Java development; Components!, a robust collection of sophisticated components for JFC/Swing, including a calendar
and calculator; and Papyrus!, a document management system that will be available in the autumn of 2004.