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Free Software Foundation Files Suit Against Cisco

Postby pwbrum61 » Thu Dec 11, 2008 5:32 pm

Where's the Kaboom? There's supposed to be an Earth-shattering kaboom! :D

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RE: Free Software Foundation Files Suit Against Cisco

Postby towy71 » Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:43 pm

Well good oh!
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RE: Free Software Foundation Files Suit Against Cisco

Postby ollie » Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:09 am

Good, I hope the courts impose penalties similar to what the RIAA demands from music "prates". Cisco CEO and senior executives should be worried about getting the same penalties, 10-years imprisonment, the US likes to hand out to "software pirates".
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RE: Free Software Foundation Files Suit Against Cisco

Postby lok1950 » Fri Dec 12, 2008 2:13 pm

It's a civil suite no chance of jail time just lots of denaro :wink: for the lawyers on both sides :roll:

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RE: Free Software Foundation Files Suit Against Cisco

Postby towy71 » Fri Dec 12, 2008 5:58 pm

Well I don't mind the FSF lawyer at all ;-)
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RE: Free Software Foundation Files Suit Against Cisco

Postby lok1950 » Sat Dec 13, 2008 12:47 am

Yeah he is a good one :D and worth his hire 8)

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RE: Free Software Foundation Files Suit Against Cisco

Postby guy » Sat Dec 13, 2008 5:28 pm

Looks like its just Linksys that the FSF are after. Cisco seems to behave OK with its other branded products. I wouldn't be surprised next year to see Linksys execs suddenly wanting to spend more time with their families, with an out-of-court settlement following soon after.
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