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

From: Rahul Dhesi
Subject: Re: SFLC's GPL court enforcement -- track record
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 21:46:36 +0000 (UTC)
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Hyman Rosen <> writes:

>But as usual, we have (1) GPL violation, (2) SFLC files suit,
>(3) suit ends, (4) GPLed sources made available. That's what
>GPL enforcement is all about.

The SFLC says it differently. Their GPL enforcement always seeks some
sort of penalty for the offender that goes far beyond simply making GPL
sources available. Otherwise future defendants would have no incentive
to not violate the GPL in the first place.

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