[CentOS] what is CodeMeter and why is it running on my CentOS box?

Sun Aug 13 01:49:01 UTC 2017
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 8/12/2017 6:25 PM, Fred Smith wrote:
> I just stumbled over /var/log/CodeMeter, which contains a number of large
> log files.
> I know I'm getting old and forgetful, but I can't remember intentionally
> installing that package.
> Yum just says "installed" instead of listing a repo.
> Looking at codemeter.com, it seems to work with something called a
> "cm stick". I don't have one, don't want one, and never heard of them.
> Is there any reason I should be leery of just "yum remove"ing the
> package?
> thanks!

sounds like its dongle based copy protection for some application 
program.   you running any small market big dollar applicaitons, like 
CAD?  they are the most frequent user of such services.

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz