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ZDNet UK: Fortinet Settles GPL Violation Suit

Apr 26, 2005, 16:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)

"Security vendor Fortinet has agreed to make some of its source code available, following accusations that it violated the GPL, the company said on Tuesday.

"Earlier this month, gpl-violations.org founder Harald Welte obtained a court injunction against Fortinet, banning the company from distributing its products until it complied with the conditions of the GPL. Welte claimed that Fortinet not only misused GPL-licensed code, but also tried to hide its use of GPL code by using cryptographic techniques..."

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