GPL enforcement: waiting for the Monsoon
Posted Sep 26, 2007 18:46 UTC (Wed) by jengelh
Parent article: GPL enforcement: waiting for the Monsoon
From GARY-MM's forum post:
>Seems to me that some of you have just come out blatantly admitting you are reverse engineering the firmware - or trying to. How should we handle this?
Running strings on firmware is not considered reverse engineering, at least in Germany.
 http://www.jbb.de/judgment_dc_frankfurt_gpl.pdf (english), page 5, paragraph 6, "Plaintiff's copyright claim may also be based on the code strings identified by Plaintiff. Contrary to Defendant's claims, this evidence is not excluded."
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