LWN: An Injunction Against Fortinet for GPL Violations
Apr 14, 2005, 15:15 (3 Talkback[s])
"The gpl-violations.org project has uncovered violations by
Fortinet UK Ltd., the UK subsidiary of Fortinet Inc., of the GNU
General Public License (GPL). According to gpl-violations.org,
Fortinet used GPL software in certain products and then used
cryptographic techniques to conceal that usage.
"As a result of this violation, the Munich district court has
granted a preliminary injunction against Fortinet Ltd., banning
them from further distribution of their products until they are in
compliance with the GNU GPL conditions..."