First US GPL Case is Not Settled

“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

“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…'”