SPOTLIGHT: Open source lawsuit targets Verizon


The Software Freedom Law Center has filed a lawsuit against Verizon Communications on behalf of the open source software developers behind the BusyBox toolkit. The suit alleges some open source software used as part of Verizon's FiOS broadband service violates its General Public License because it is not being made generally available. The lawsuit may mark the first time that the tenets of the GPL are tested for legal enforceability.

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