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

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: SFLC's GPL court enforcement -- track record
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2008 16:30:47 -0400
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Alexander Terekhov wrote:
Verizon, Hyman.

The company which manufactures the routers for Verizon makes
the GPLed sources available. They were not doing so for a
substantial period of time after they began distributing the
routers and before the SFLC filed its case.

The URL for downloading contains "/actiontec gateway/" as
part of its name, so it's quite possible that the software
comes directly from Actiontec rather than Verizon. In any
event, the BusyBox developers seem to have decided that
having the manufacturer provide the GPLed sources is
sufficiently in compliance with the GPL that they chose not
to pursue Verizon. As the copyright holders, that is their

> I'm tired of you playing this "advocate" game.

You can't begin to imagine how tired we are of you.

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