Harald Welte on the flood of GPL violations
Posted Jun 22, 2006 16:46 UTC (Thu) by zlynx
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Some of these companies that sell boxes with Linux / other GPL software have a page in the back of their manual, or on a separate page with the text of the GPL. Sometimes there is a "written offer" page as well, but without one you can take the GPL itself as the written offer.
So, if you want the source code to all GPL software installed, write a nice business letter to the company requesting copies of the source for all GPL licensed software included in the appliance.
Don't expect too much though. You'll probably get a burned CD containing bog-standard Samba, Linux, busybox, etc. Either that, or a download URL.
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