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SFLC Sues Verizon on Behalf of BusyBox Creators

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For the fourth time since September, the Software Freedom Law Center has filed a lawsuit on behalf of developers who created BusyBox to enforce the terms of the GNU General Public License.

 

According to News.com, the suit against Verizon alleges that a router distributed by the communications company uses the BusyBox open source tool without meeting the GPL terms -- namely. the source code for BusyBox is not made available to Verizon customers who use the router.

 

As writer Martin LaMonica says, the suit "reflects the [SFLC's] more aggressive stance" on GPL enforcement this year.

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