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The Inquirer: Anti-Virus Program Detects GNU Public Licence

“Popular open source virus scanner Clamav has been hastily
updated this morning to remove a ‘false positive’: the scanner was
detecting the GNU Public Licence as a virus. Thousands of Open
Source programs, including Clamav itself, include a copy of this
licence, and since it is a plain text file it is incapable of
containing a virus…”

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