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SubjectRe: Linux GPL and binary module exception clause?
Linus wrote:

>Everything else, you need to convince _your_ lawyers that it is ok before
>you do it. They may say "go ahead". But you're not getting a "get out of
>jail" card from _me_.
The main danger for a binary-only module are not the developers or Linux
companies, but litigation companies (SCO?): They have the lawyers, they
either own or could buy some copyright of the kernel, and they don't
have a reputation that they would loose.
But they would probably settle for a (large) fraction of the court cost
to prove your case, so there is little danger to get into jail for
criminal copyright infringement...


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