Linked by David Adams on Thu 20th Mar 2008 16:07 UTC, submitted by irbis
Legal The license behind Linux and other open source projects has never faced a determined legal attack, and although it purports to give real teeth to developers' wishes, there's been fear that a committed enemy may one day attempt to challenge its legal footing. Recently, the Software Freedom Law Center sued Verizon for copyright infringement related to a GPL violation. This week, Verizon opted to settle out of court. This victory gives the GPL some needed legal momentum that may fend off future challenges.
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GNU (L)GPL v2 has been tested in court in various countries around the world.
Use your favorite web search engine to retrieve dozends of related results. ... clearly labels GPL v2, so the headline is just plain wrong.

It is of course one of the "Biggest legal victory ever for GPL" as uses for the article headline.

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