November 1, 2006

GPL enforcer bemoans code quality

Open-source programmer Harald Welte spends a lot of time enforcing provisions of the General Public License, taking legal action when companies include GPL software in products without releasing their versions of the underlying source code. He's had many successes--most recently in court against networking equipment maker D-Link in September--pressuring several companies to comply with the GPL's requirement to provide their source code.

Link: news.com

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