Re: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Fri Jun 15 2007 - 12:06:53 EST

* Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > do you realize that you have just admitted that the Tivo is perfectly
> > fine and legal?
> > because you can solder off the ROM from the Tivo and can put in a new
> > ROM with another bootloader that does not check the SHA1 key.
> Nope. ROM alone is not the problem
> The problem is that in this particular case, removing a ROM used to
> vet software makes you liable under DMCA and friends

you are changing the subject. The argument was about whether the Tivo is
following the GPLv2 or not. Whether the "soldering off" violates stupid
laws or other regulations of a country is a different matter.

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