Kernel contributions from organisations and individual privacy
Jeff.Haran at citrix.com
Mon Jun 15 19:08:36 EDT 2015
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bjørn Mork [mailto:bjorn at mork.no]
> Sent: Saturday, June 13, 2015 8:40 AM
> To: Jeff Haran
> Cc: Rik van Riel; kernelnewbies at kernelnewbies.org
> Subject: Re: Kernel contributions from organisations and individual privacy
> Jeff Haran <Jeff.Haran at citrix.com> writes:
> > What is the downside to a large company for violating GPL?
> Losing all rights to the software in question forever is probably the largest
> downside. If we talk about the Linux kernel (as I assume we do in this forum)
> then I have a hard time believing any company can survive that.
Has this ever actually happened?
Specifically has a company that violated Linux's GPL ever been sued over the violation, lost the case and as a result lost the ability to use the Linux kernel forever?
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