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Busybox settles a second GPL suit

Xterasys has become the second company to settle its GPL infringement lawsuit with programmers of the Busybox collection of utilities.

By December 17, 2007


BusyBox settles Monsoon GPL lawsuit

Maker of Linux-based digital TV devices agrees to abide by GPL requirements for publishing source code--and is paying the BusyBox programmers.

By October 31, 2007


Best Buy, Samsung, others named in GPL suit

Case filed Monday in New York by the Software Freedom Law Center alleges 14 electronics retailers sold products containing BusyBox software in violation of license.

By December 14, 2009


Linux defenders go after more alleged GPL offenders

The Software Freedom Law Center files two more suits on behalf of BusyBox developers for not making GPL-covered source code available.

By November 20, 2007


Software Freedom Law Center goes after Verizon over GPL

Open-source and free-software defenders allege that Verizon's Fios wireless-router provider is not abiding by terms of the General Public License.

By December 7, 2007


Problematic GPL enforcement at Verizon

If using GPL software comes to be seen as an invitation to get sued, fewer people will use GPL software.

By December 10, 2007


The GPL to get its day in court

The GPL is going to court. Maybe. Probably not.

By September 20, 2007


Monsoon Multimedia tries to avert GPL legal showdown

Internet video device maker, which uses Linux, says it will make its source code available to comply with GPL.

By September 24, 2007


Free software defenders file suit against Monsoon Media over Linux

In the first case in the U.S. over alleged General Public License violations, the Software Freedom Law Center sues over copyright infringement.

By September 20, 2007


GPL lawsuits: A reason to rejoice(?), not panic

Should we be happy or sad that the GPL is finally being litigated?

By December 8, 2007