[wp-hackers] Copyright violations by plugin in the WordPress plugin directory.

Mike Little mike at zed1.com
Fri Jun 27 22:39:52 GMT 2008

The facts are fairly simple but often missed.

In order to enforce the GPL someone has to own the copyright in the 'program'.
They should declare their copyright in the 'program'  source files,
and include a copy of the licence.

Anyone who distributes a modified version or a new work derived from
it is *required* to include their copyright notices and a copy of the

Here are the relevant FAQs.



See also http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-howto.html

Mike Little

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