Re: Linksys WRT54G and the GPL

From: Davide Libenzi (
Date: Sun Jun 08 2003 - 11:35:13 EST

On Sat, 7 Jun 2003, Brad Chapman wrote:

> Mr. Miklas,
> I find your discourse on this subject very interesting -- it would
> seem you have successfully outlined a double standard that, to me,
> does appear to violate the GPL (IANAL).
> The question now becomes: Why is Linksys and/or Broadcom doing this?

These guys, not only they make money using GNU/Linux inside their products
but they do even refuse to support the GNU/Linux community when it comes
to drivers. In many cases even a mere binary driver is not available. This
is as lame as it gets.

- Davide

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