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Re: SFLC chooses wrong court

From: rjack
Subject: Re: SFLC chooses wrong court
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 11:44:11 -0400
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Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
On Sun, Sep 23, 2007 at 05:58:25PM -0500, John Hasler wrote:
Rui writes:
No, the SFLC is suing Monsoon Multimedia for copyright violation.

Actually the copyright owners are suing.  SFLC is representing them
in court.

Yes, to be precise.

"The first U.S. GPL-related lawsuit appears to be headed for a quick out-of-court settlement. Monsoon Multimedia admitted today that it
had violated the GPLv2 (GNU General Public License version 2), and
said it will release its modified BusyBox code in full compliance
with the license."

It appears, though, that the twin personality of rjack/therekov has
lost, once again...

Actually rjack predicted the SFLC would move to dismiss the lawsuit
prior to any **Motion to Dismiss** by the defendants being heard by the

The SFLC can never allow a court to actually review the GPL on its
merits. They would appear as crackpots with their "no contract" theory.
The SFLC filed the lawsuit to gain maximum FUD mileage out of the GPL.
They will limp along propagandizing until a Motion to Dismiss is filed
-- then they will dismiss and argue that the GPL "won in court".

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