[vlc-devel] What to do about VLC scams?

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Thu Feb 24 15:04:24 CET 2011


> Where do you own the trademark?
Mostly FR, soon EU.

> Won't this piss of legitimate downstream distributors?
If they don't modify the installer, no.

> We should remove probably the master server from the list (Debian has been
> doing this for ages). I am fed up with our infrastructure collapsing at
> every release.
We've done that since 2 years already, and the collapse hasn't been on
the main website since a long time, because of that.

> We could even disallow FTP access to the Windows binaries if
> needed (rsync only).

> In any case, I doubt any of those things, even combined would really
> address the problem. Ultimately, you need to convince Adwords and
> SourceForge not to allow VLC ads...
Blackmail them with bad PR?

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
+33 672 704 734

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