[vlc-devel] WARNING: VLC is being sold without permission!!
danwood76 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 14:11:21 CEST 2009
You could disable people linking to the downlaods from anywhere but
videolan.org (and disabling unsecure ftp unfortunatly) but this could
prove problematic for legit sites that link there.
And you would have to get all the mirrors to agree.
2009/7/14 Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>:
> On Tue, 14 Jul 2009 12:35:33 +0200, jpd at videolan.org wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 11:20:59AM +0100, Christophe Mutricy wrote:
>>> It's not illegal to sell GPL'd software as long as you follow the GPL
>>> i.e. mainly providing the sources if you're asked.
>> Abusing other people's trademarks, impersonation, and so on probably
>> are much less legal. Legal steps, though, are a bit of a problem.
> Oh yeah - lets turn like Mozilla legal! Nevermind that it hinders
> legitimate open-source derived works more than commercial abuses...
> Rémi Denis-Courmont
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