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MS pulls download tool over GPL violation accusation

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Microsoft has taken offline an utility it supplies to help download DVD and USB images of Windows 7 purchased online, while it investigates allegations that GPL-ed code was used to develop the tool.

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Microsoft Found to be a GPL Violator, Again?

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GPLv2-licensed code finds its way into Vista 7, based on one source

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Did Microsoft Borrow GPL Code For a Windows 7 Utility?

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While poking through the UDF-related internals of the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool, I had a weird feeling there was just wayyyyyyyyy too much code in there for such a simple tool. A simple search of some method names and properties, gleaned from Reflector’s output, revealed the source code was obviously lifted from the CodePlex-hosted (yikes) GPLv2-licensed ImageMaster project.

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Still no source code for the European Palm Pre

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According to Harald Welte, co-founder of the GPL Violations Project, Palm looks to be repeating the trick with the European version of the device.

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Netgear router not open source, says coder

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Networking company Netgear has been accused of breaking open-source licensing conditions, by shipping a Linux-based router without source code.

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FSF and Cisco Settle - For Real, This Time

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The Free Software Foundation and Cisco have now settled the litigation over the GPL and Cisco's subsidiary, Linksys.

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Is Phoenix about to Enter GPL Violation HyperSpace?

http://www.computerworlduk.com

If ultraportables were last year's big surprise success for GNU/Linux, one of the potentially exciting technologies for this year is the instant-on pre-operating system that loads in seconds when you power up a desktop or portable.

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Cisco and the GPL versus Novell and the GPL

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A timely lesson to be learned from Cisco's GPL violations

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FSFE and GPL-Violations.org Release Guide to Handling License Violations

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Free Software Foundation Europe's Freedom Task Force (FTF) and GPL-Violations.org have just formed a partnership that has released a guide to reporting and fixing license violations.

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NAS hackers allege GPL violation

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A community website devoted to sharing information about Linux-based NAS (network attached storage) servers has added a "GPL" page to collect vendor distributions of GPL-licensed source code. In the process of assembling the page, NAS-central.org ran across one alleged violator, says site co-founder Markus Toth.

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