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Re: [opensuse] Open Source Graphics Cards (was: Why are there not more using Linux?
  • From: Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 08:56:59 -0800
  • Message-id: <20080124165659.GA8806@xxxxxxx>
On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 05:29:52PM +0100, Philippe Landau wrote:
Greg KH wrote:
Do companies help other companies out that violate their licenses? No,
they take legal action against them.
Does Nvidia violate a license ?
Yes, it violates mine, and the other kernel developer's copyright on the
kernel when they distribute a pre-built kernel module.
Is anybody suing them ? If not, why not ?

Yes, people are taking legal action against them, and many other
companies that are doing the same thing. Unfortunatly, lawyers move
very slow...

thanks,

greg k-h
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