Those stalwarts of copyright defense, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), were caught distributing Linux without the source code in violation of the GPL. In a bit of irony, Ubuntu technical board member Matthew Garret had to resort to a DMCA takedown notice to get the "University Toolkit" removed from the MPAA website. ars technica has the coverage
. "Although the MPAA's failure to comply with copyright law in this case is a delicious irony, it won't permanently prevent distribution of the antipiracy software toolkit. Oster told Ars that the MPAA would make sure that it fully complied with the GPL, and that the software would be available once again in 'short order.'
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