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FSFE and GPL-Violations.org on Reporting (and Avoiding) Licensing Issues

Dec 10, 2008, 22:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kristin Shoemaker)

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"Some of the advice is common sense (suspected violations are best handled in private, reported only to the involved parties, and organizations such as GPL-Violations and the appropriate branch of the Free Software Foundation), but reminders are always useful, especially in the heat of the moment.

"The guide illustrates that reporting a possible license violation should be as specific as filing a bug report. Forwarded email threads, if necessary, should only include pertinent information. Links to the project, the parts of the code involved, as well as the license by which the code is protected should be included."

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