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Re: SFLC's GPL court enforcement -- track record

From: Rjack
Subject: Re: SFLC's GPL court enforcement -- track record
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 05:46:16 -0400
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thufir wrote:
On Tue, 22 Jul 2008 17:01:14 -0500, JEDIDIAH wrote:

No. Whomever distributes the software is on the hook for providing the

You can force people to walk the chain all the way back to the
manufacturer, but they are still ultimately on the hook for using
someone elses work without proper authorization.

But, if you've just got a router sitting in your window which you purchased on e-bay and are reselling, surely you, retailer, are not on the hook? Just the manufacturer, I'd think.


When you get near the GPL it takes control of your wife, kids, family dog *and* your source code. The SFLC for all intents and purposes then owns your life.


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