Re: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3
From: Krzysztof Halasa
Date: Thu Jun 14 2007 - 05:30:39 EST
Daniel Hazelton <dhazelton@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Exactly. And I don't see anything about a TiVO (or any device that, like a
> TiVO, requires binaries that run on it to be digitally signed) that stops
> from exercising the "freedoms" guaranteed by the GPL. As I said before, what
> it does is stop you from violating the license on the hardware.
BTW: don't they sell their hardware (as well)? I think it should be
easy to replace the ROMs (EPROMs? flash ROMs?) using some diagnostic
clip and/or JTAG. Unless the CPU itself verifies ROM signatures,
they shouldn't matter.
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