Re: [Gimp-user] Use GIMP for commercial / business purposes?

On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 9:21 AM, Daniel Smith <opened to gmail com> wrote:
Have there been lawsuits or fines regarding open source
cases though? It's funny, for all the times I've heard of for
example Microsoft or Adobe or whoever being involved in these
"evaluations" of businesses where they check for licenses etc,
and massive levies afterward, (whether the stories were real
or created) I've never heard of any open source lawsuits or snares.
Just wondering what you meant by "testing your luck."

Yes, the GPL has been tested in many courts. There are a few examples
on the GPL Wikipedia page. Many of the decisions were handed down as
judgments, not just as settlements between parties.

Frank Gore
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