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Re: 'It's just a f*cking kernel...'

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: 'It's just a f*cking kernel...'
Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 19:43:25 +0100 (CET)

   > If one suspects a copyright violation, one can go to court, and
   > the court can make the source code avaiable for viewing to the
   > people involved in the case.

   And it is not like it is impossible to reverse engineer and find out
   things like that.  In the last case of copyright violation for GPLed
   code brought by Welte, he was awarded the costs for reverse
   engineering that had been necessary for figuring out and nailing the

And it isn't even like you really _need_ to RE the thing, you just
need to provide enough proof to the court that there might be
copyright infringment going on.  But REing usually is good ammo in
such cases.

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