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Cisco Lawsuit: A Test for the GPL?

Jan 06, 2009, 14:04 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"The FSF filed its legal complaint against Cisco last month, alleging that the networking giant violated the terms of the GPL, or General Public License (define).

"Experts say the lawsuit -- about which both parties have been tight-lipped -- is about more than just about protecting the code-availability tenets of the free software license. Instead, they're weighing the wider impact that a court decision could have on setting legal precedent for GPL compliance and infringement."

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