Verizon Hit With Open Source License Lawsuit

Law360, New York (December 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A foundation that protects open source software licenses sued Verizon Communications LLC on Thursday, alleging that the company violates the GNU General Public License by not offering the source code along with the routers for its FioS broadband service.

The Software Freedom Law Center, which provides legal representation to free and open source software companies, filed the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of the developers of BusyBox.

BusyBox is a software that combines tiny versions of...
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