[wp-hackers] Copyright violations by plugin in the WordPress
Joost de Valk
joost at joostdevalk.nl
Fri Jun 27 22:47:01 GMT 2008
while I do not include a GPL, the GPL is implicit due to my uploading
it to wordpress.org (I'll make sure a next version does carry a GPL
btw), if he did not think of it that way, he's breaking "normal"
copyright, which would allow me to take out his entire website with a
DMCA notice (still not planning on that :) ).
And damn it, all I want is credit, nothing more, nothing less :)
On Jun 28, 2008, at 12:39 AM, Mike Little wrote:
> The facts are fairly simple but often missed.
> In order to enforce the GPL someone has to own the copyright in the
> 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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