Open Source & Derivative Works
WordPress & the GPL
ProCD v. Zeidenberg
USL v. BSDi
Shrink Wrap License
MS Community License
MS Permissive License
Is the GPL a Valid License?
There have been a number of legal disputes in the USA and Germany related to the GPL.
In all the cases which have been resolved, the GPL has proven to be both enforceable and legally binding. The SCO vs IBM case has not yet been resolved, however in that case, the principal remaining GPL-related issue appears to be whether SCO violated the GPL (IBM alleges that they did, but SCO claims that they did not).
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