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SFLC: Microsoft violated the GPL

Jul 29, 2009, 15:02 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft's Sam Ramji, senior director of platform strategy at Microsoft, said that the company had preexisting plans to use GPL for the drivers, and he stated that the question of whether Microsoft had violated the GPL was a decision best left to the community.

"Linux kernel driver team leader Greg Kroah-Hartman, who had been tipped off by Linux contributor Stephen Hemminger, informed Microsoft about the violation in March, according to Ramji."

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