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SubjectRe: (Censored) Why will no-one sue GrSecurity for their blatant GPL violation (of GCC and the linux kernel)?
* gameonlinux@redchan.it <gameonlinux@redchan.it> [2019-11-01 00:03]:
> I tried to send this to the list, but it was dropped as spam, which is no
> surprise since the some want to screen communications to RMS and thus
> control him.

... cut...

> Wouldn't the FSF have standing regarding the GCC plugins atleast?
> Couldn't you all rally linux-kernel copyright holders to bring a joint
> action?
>
> References:
> perens.com/2017/06/28/warning-grsecurity-potential-contributory-infringement-risk-for-customers/
>
> perens.com/static/OSS_Spenger_v_Perens/0_2018cv15189/docs1/pdf/18.pdf
> (Page 10 onward of this brief gives a good recitation of the facts and
> issues

Recommended reads:

Enforcing the GNU GPL by Eben Moglen
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/enforcing-gpl.html

and

The Principles of Community-Oriented GPL Enforcement by Joshua Gay
https://www.fsf.org/licensing/enforcement-principles

Jean

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