Linked by David Adams on Thu 30th Jun 2011 15:40 UTC
Original OSNews Interviews OSNews interviews Alexander Tsolkas, security consultant, Director Sales & Marketing at Iπsec Ltd. Germany, and creator of HSS, or High Security Server, a highly secure Linux kernel and a proprietary management Control Panel. We ask him about his product and about the state of ultra high security computing.
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RE[7]: GPL???
by pantheraleo on Fri 1st Jul 2011 13:49 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: GPL???"
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And...? If you're selling a product based on GPL code, then you should re-distribute the same code under the same license. If you're selling it _without_ the source code, then you're violating the GPL.


Actually, no you are not. You don't have to provide the source code unless someone specifically asks you for it. Then you are required to provide it. And of course, nothing is stopping you from taking the source once they give it to you and publishing it for all the rest of the world to see. That would be perfectly legal.

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