ZDNet UK: Fortinet Settles GPL Violation Suit
Apr 26, 2005, 16:30 (5 Talkback[s])
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"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..."