GPL violations in Android: Same arguments, different day

Posted by henke54 on Nov 10, 2011 11:59 PM EDT
ITWorld; By Brian Proffitt
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IP attorney Edward J. Naughton is repeating his arguments that Google's use of Linux kernel header files within Android may be in violation of the GNU General Public License (GPLv2), and tries to discredit Linus Torvalds' thoughts on the matter along the way. Naughton, or the clients he may be representing, seems intent on trying to cast doubt on the legal framework upon which Google's Android platform rests. To that end, Naughton has released a detailed whitepaper containing what he claims are more examples of the kind of problems he's been pointing out. Here's the basic premise of Naughton's arguments:

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