Removal of illegal packages

Stephen Sweeney stephen.j.sweeney at
Sat Aug 16 20:54:24 BST 2008

The offending data is music, sound effects and graphics for all packages
(blobwars, blobAndConquer, viruskiller and starfighter).



2008/8/16 Guus Sliepen <guus at>

> On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 07:02:15PM +0100, Stephen Sweeney wrote:
> > It has been brought to my attention by a Happy Penguin regular,
> leileilol,
> > that the packages contain resources that are non-free and, in some cases,
> > ripped from other games and still copyrighted. They should all be removed
> > immediately to avoid any legal issues.
> >
> > It would be within the interests of all if we could get these games
> removed
> > ASAP so that your distributions are not affected by any legal issues.
> Thanks for notifying us! Can you send us more information regarding which
> files
> are non-free and in each case, in what way? If the non-free content
> consists of
> just for a few images or music files, the Debian way is to remove only the
> offending content from the upstream source.
> --
> Met vriendelijke groet / with kind regards,
>      Guus Sliepen <guus at>
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