Groklaw: GPL Freedom Has Limits--Golem.de Interview with Netfilter's Harald Welte
Jun 29, 2004, 03:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Golem.de has an interview, in German, naturally, with Netfilter
developer Harald Welte about the GPL court case in which Netfilter
recently won a temporary injunction against Sitecom Germany GmbH,
the first court ruling involving the GPL.
"The interview brings us up-to-date on what happened and what
comes next. Welte speaks to his hope that the case, and others he
is involved with, will educate those thinking of violating the GPL
that there are penaties for doing so. The freedoms of the GPL come
with requirements too, requirements that will be enforced, in
court, if necessary..."