No I just meant I logged in to view, maybe I used the wrong terminology.you logged into ftp://romanblack.com?
What credentials did you use?
Well if they're selling things that he designed, that may be patented/copyrighted, and he's dead, then the patent/copyright might be toast and they don't want people to know that.
How far does the patent laws work if you are just designing an improved mouse trap? IOW something that has been around for a long time in one form or another.
Or is it the method that is patentable? In this case, Firmware.