Kernel contributions from organisations and individual privacy

Greg KH greg at
Thu Jun 11 10:28:29 EDT 2015

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 01:19:56AM -0400, Ruben Safir wrote:
> On 06/11/2015 01:10 AM, Chris Packham wrote:
> > It's not a concern for the _employer
> If the copyright is owned by the company then ONLY the company can push
> it up stream and assign copyright to the Linux Foundation.

No one assigns kernel copyright to the Linux Foundation unless you have
entered into some odd business agreement with that legal entity.  And
that is quite rare to do so and takes lots of lawyers and time.

greg k-h

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