Starts like many Free Software stories: (07:06)
Patch itself doesn’t display full copyright notice. (11:46)
Argued GPL couldn’t cover ISC-licensed works. (13:02)
SFLC assisted earlier to clear up other ambiguities. (15:14)
John and Luis Rodriguez contacted SFLC to answer allegations. (15:20)
And that’s where the “fun” begins… (15:33)
Claimed patch was “serious” copyright infringement. (17:20)
Argued changes made for ath5k were not copyrightable. (17:51)
SFLC sought to show clearly Linux devs had acted responsibly. (21:10)
Provide educational publications with preventative tone. (21:35)
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