[ubuntu-uk] OT - digital TV recorder (Humax) free software.....

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Wed Jul 6 09:54:58 UTC 2011


On 06/07/11 10:30, Philip Stubbs wrote:
> On 3 July 2011 16:26, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
>> I continued thumbing through to the appendices, and suddenly saw lots of
>> free software stuff.
>>
>> '...... The licences for most software are designed to take away your
>> freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the GNU General Public Licence
>> is intended to guarantee your freedom to .....'
> 
> I noticed a similar thing in the manual for my Samsung TV.

Interesting. Samsung are one of 11 companies who I believe have been
(or are in process of) taken to court for not complying with the terms
of GNU GPL I believe.

http://bit.ly/bdl4Dw
http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/1726810/free-software-lawyers-win-gpl-lawsuit

-- 
alan cocks
Ubuntu user



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