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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frik85
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2006-01-26

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.

http://www.linux-watch.com/news/NS8734215139.html ... 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 http://www.linux-watch.com/news/NS2614635569.html uses for the article headline.

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