Re: Possible GPL violation (Panda Security)
Just wanted to let everyone know that Panda finally fixed the issue. Link: http://acs.pandasoftware.com/resources/sop/SafeCD/index.htm
On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 7:48 PM, Paul Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 2:37 AM, Michael Shepard <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I have contacted Panda Security about a GPL violation with their Rescue CD
> > technology. Previously it utilized ISOLINUX and an ncurses program. Recently
> > they switched to using Debian, so that they could provide a user-friendly
> > interface to their customers. The only problem is that they do not provide
> > the source code for Debian. I have searched their website with no success.
> Looks like they are using lenny Debian Live, interesting.
> > I have contacted them about this issue, indicating that it opens them up to
> > lawsuits (since this usually gets people's attention). I have not received a
> > response. I thought it would be better for someone more closely related to
> > the project to get in contact with these people.
> I would suggest that you contact the copyright holders of the software
> distributed on their CD image. That includes Linux folk, the FSF and
> so on, see /live/packages.txt in the iso for a list of packages
> installed in the squashfs image. Also, gpl-violations.org is a better
> group of people for initial contact about GPL violations, debian-legal
> is just a discussion list.
> For the benefit of the other people on this list, the CD is available here:
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