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Frank Sorenson frank at tuxrocks.com
Thu Dec 15 16:36:32 MST 2005


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Steve wrote:
<snip>
> 24 hours later and we have a new Amino TV box.
> While it was booting for the first time, I was watching it very
> carefully, and noticed that it is powered by Linux kernel 2.4.22 with
> a compile date of 24032004 or March 24th of 2004.
<snip>
> However NO where else on the site is there any refference to Linux, no
> where on the site is there any place where you can download the
> sourcecode.
> 
> You can "license" an SDK, but you cannot freely download the GPLd
> software they use, let alone download the modifications.
> 
> The more I look into this, the more I'm thinking these guys are making
> a fortune ripping off the open source community.
<snip>
> Is there anybody to report these guys to?

http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-violation.html
http://gpl-violations.org/

Frank
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Frank Sorenson - KD7TZK
Systems Manager, Computer Science Department
Brigham Young University
frank at tuxrocks.com
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