This week at LWN: Harald Welte on the flood of GPL violations

Posted by grouch on Jun 23, 2006 5:18 PM EDT; By Jonathan Corbet
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Though Harald Welte's contributions to the free software community are many, the work he is best known for may well be the effort. By pursuing those who ship his code (and that of others he represents) without complying with the source requirements of the GPL, Harald has secured the release of much code into the community, established a precedent upholding the GPL in German court, and greatly increased the respect many companies have for the GPL. Thanks to Harald, the GPL has some teeth.

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