Beta News: Cisco Says It Will Resolve iPhone GPL Violation
Jan 24, 2007, 15:30 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Late last week, Cisco acknowledged on its corporate blog that a
contributor to the GNU Violations Project notified the company that
its VoIP iPhone--up until last November known as the WIP300--may
violate terms of the GNU General Public License. Since it's a Linux
phone, full source code for its implementation must be made public
to comply with the license terms.
"Armijn Hemel, who co-manages the GPL Violations Project with
Harald Welte, notified journalists and bloggers, before notifying
Cisco itself, the company said, that certain of its technologies in
its Linux-enabled phone had not been made public..."