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Google Changes WebM License, Now Pure BSD
on Fri 4th Jun 2010 22:36 UTC
first unveiled its WebM project
, there were quite some concerns over its license. This license was incompatible with version 2 and 3 of the GPL, and was effectively a new license, causing unnecessary confusion. Google has now cleared everything up by
switching to a regular BSD license
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on Mon 7th Jun 2010 03:57 UTC in reply to "
Here is the way it "works". This was the outcome of the first actual case in the US involving the GPL.
The first U.S. GPL-related lawsuit appears to be headed for a quick out-of-court settlement. Monsoon Multimedia admitted today that it had violated the GPLv2 (GNU General Public License version 2), and said it will release its
modified BusyBox code
in full compliance with the license.
Thank you. Just proves what I already said.
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