[vlc-devel] WARNING: VLC is being sold without permission!!

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Jul 16 11:40:47 CEST 2009

On Thu, 16 Jul 2009 19:26:18 +1000, xxcv <xxcv07 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Danny wrote:
>> I agree that lawsuits are daft and the GPL allows you to re-sell
>> anyway so its a bit of a null point.
> I feel encouraged to make a website videolan.* and start selling vlc it
> will make alot of sense according to your ideas. So no doubt that this
> so called scammer could have been anybody.

Selling open-source software is allowed on purpose. There are no grounds
for developers or the association to go after VLC retailers. In the case of
scam, it is up to the consumer to sue.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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