[thelist] Copyright breach - advice please

James Hardy evolt at weeb.biz
Wed Dec 22 10:50:22 CST 2004

And lo; it came to pass that the great prophet, James Hardy spake. And 
the huddled masses rejoiced to hear:
> As they give away all 
> the code themselves and a copy of the GPL with it, they seem to be in 
> full compliance 

Ok, just read Andre's post, it looks like they are in violation with 
their clause about not modifiying without permission, so they are 
legally in the wrong.

IANAL, but I believe that if they are in violation of the GPL their 
license is revoked and by continuing to publish it they would be in 
violation of the copyright and could therefore be sued. I suppose this 
depends on if Brazil are party to the Berne convention or other such stuff.


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