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Re: Will no-one sue GrSecurity for their blatant GPL violation (of GCC a
Re: Will no-one sue GrSecurity for their blatant GPL violation (of GCC and the linux kernel)?
Tue, 05 Nov 2019 09:45:08 +0100
> It does not matter how common this way of doing buisness is.
> It is still a blatant violation of the Copyright holders terms.
> The Copyright holder has allowed GrSecurity to do something they, by
> default, have no right to do (create and distribute [non-seperable]
> derivative works), ONLY if they follow the Copyright holder's
What if they do precisely that? I don't think their subscription
agreement is publicly available, so we cannot tell.
All we know at this point is that they have stopped distributing
source code to the general public. Under the GPL, they are under no
obligation to do that.