Re: Linksys WRT54G and the GPL

From: Michael Neuffer (
Date: Tue Jun 10 2003 - 15:43:03 EST

Quoting Oliver M. Bolzer (
> [...]
> I directly called the PR guy responsible for that line of products at their
> headquater (good to be on their list of press) and explained the situation
> to him. He promised to clear it up with legal and the developers.
> After about a week (and me ranting about an anonymous company in my blog)
> he got back with a very detailed and polite answer about the situation.
> They DID know about the issues involved and their obligations. Just that
> their other hand (like support and web page creation) isn't up to the
> "new" style and that they were fixing it. I also found out, that the
> "quick setup" leaflet in the product actually contained a small note
> that the product included GPLed software.
> It has been 3 month since. If they havn't gotten their act together
> still, they need to be reminded of it.

Over a month ago I send them a request and this is their response:


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