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First US GPL Case is Not Settled

Sep 26, 2007, 12:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"Contrary to yesterday's report, the lawsuit against Monsoon Multimedia for violating the GNU General Public License (GPL) in its distribution of BusyBox may not be headed for a quick settlement. Nor will the settlement necessarily be out-of-court.

"Yesterday, Monsoon issued a news release that announced that the company was in 'settlement negotiations with BusyBox.' Graham Radstone, Monsoon chairman and chief operating officer, said, 'Since we intend to and always intended to comply with all open source software license requirements, we are confident that the matter will be quickly resolved...'"

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