Posted Apr 20, 2006 10:30 UTC (Thu) by bk
Parent article: Rockbox's jewels
It needs to be understood that the "hard liners" on the rockbox-dev mailing list do not own copyright on any game code so they'll suffer zero consequences if Popcap decides to litigate.
This is complicated even for people familiar with free software copyright issues since a) Rockbox is an international project with most of the leaders in Sweden, b) "Rockbox, Inc" doesn't exist AFAIK, the project is just an unofficial aggregate of people and c) it's not immediately clear to me where the author of the plugin is from. That makes it difficult to figure out where jurisdiction lies and who is ultimately responsible.
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