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Cisco Lawsuit: A Test for the GPL?

Jan 06, 2009, 14:04 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"The FSF filed its legal complaint against Cisco last month, alleging that the networking giant violated the terms of the GPL, or General Public License (define).

"Experts say the lawsuit -- about which both parties have been tight-lipped -- is about more than just about protecting the code-availability tenets of the free software license. Instead, they're weighing the wider impact that a court decision could have on setting legal precedent for GPL compliance and infringement."

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