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TiVo Frets Over GPLv3, Torvalds Still Unconvinced

Jun 13, 2007, 14:15 (16 Talkback[s])

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"In its annual report filed with the SEC in April, PVR (personal video recorder) pioneer TiVo cautioned that, 'If the currently proposed version of GPLv3 is widely adopted, we may be unable to incorporate future enhancements to the GNU/Linux operating system into our software, which could adversely affect our business.'

"TiVo's concerns revolve around an 'anti-tivoization' provision in the final draft of the GNU General Public License Version 3 (GPLv3), which is nearing its end-of-June ship date..."

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