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LinuxPreview.org: PC Magazine violating the GPL

Apr 20, 2000, 05:12 (27 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Francisco Burzi)

[ Francisco Burzi writes: ]

"As published in LinuxPreview.org:

The Spanish edition of PC Magazine for April 2000 is shipped with a CDROM with Corel Linux 1.0 Donwload edition. Good for this and good for two articles in the magazine, but there is a big problem here, the CDROM has a text in red that says: "Prohibida su Venta", this means "Sale Forbidden".

This little text just violate the GPL license under Corel Linux is distributed. I just drop an email to Angel Bosch, Editorial Director of PC Magazine en Español and the spanish spoken Linux community is waiting his answer.

The GNU GPL is clear for the redistribution terms, so I don't understant how this happened.

The Linux community needs to be alert in order to prevent issues like this.

Complete Article with comments in spanish here."