china buying software

Michael Haney thezorch at gmail.com
Thu Jan 20 08:30:08 UTC 2011


On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 12:51 AM, Cybe R. Wizard
<cybe_r_wizard at earthlink.net> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 20 Jan 2011 05:36:11 +0000
> David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On 20 January 2011 01:54, Cybe R. Wizard
> > <cybe_r_wizard at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > > On Thu, 20 Jan 2011 02:42:54 +0100
> > > Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> wrote:
> >
> > >> Unfortunately, there are probably as many illegal copies of linux
> > >> made/sold in China as there are illegal copies of Windows
> >
> > > How is an illegal copy of Linux even possible?
> >
> >
> > GPL violation.
> >
> >
> > - d.
> >
> Describe, please, how China might be violating the GPL by distributing
> Linux and/or advocating its use.
>

Not releasing the source of any modified GPL'd code used in the
devices is one example.

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