I'm sure many of you have heard that there is a debate going on whether
or not Sony BMG/First4Internet violated the LGPL by using
copy-protection software on its music CDs with software that was taken
There seems to be evidence that the XCP executable is indeed using LGPL
code, and that it is not being identified as open source code under the
That could be a violation:=20
Does anyone know if this will be pursued in court?
If so, which court/country?
And who will be the claimant and plaintiff?=20
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From: Gabriel Bouvigne <bouvigne@mp...> - 2005-11-16 22:51:34
Lucas Grinsven a =E9crit :
> There seems to be evidence that the XCP executable is indeed using LGPL=
> code, and that it is not being identified as open source code under=20
> the LPGL.
> That could be a violation:=20
> Does anyone know if this will be pursued in court?
> If so, which court/country?
> And who will be the claimant and plaintiff?=20
Right now we are internally discussing about this LGPL issue. We will=20
publically express our opinion soon.
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