Israelis use Free Software to inject malware to blogs
nyh at math.technion.ac.il
Tue Jan 24 13:37:40 IST 2012
On Tue, Jan 24, 2012, Ira Abramov wrote about "Re: Israelis use Free Software to inject malware to blogs":
> Either way they also ask that you don't redistribute the themes you
> downloaded nor remove their copyright from the footer. that's also a
Here you are right - if the original software was GPL (and I have no
idea if it was), then any modification needs to be GPL, and needs to be
labeled as such. They are not allowed to "forget" to label it as GPL, or
invent new rules instead. So clearly if they did this, they violated the
> Are you trying to protect what they did in any way?
No, but you need to be more focused in what you're blaiming them for.
Not every malicous program, breakin, security hole, and crappy software,
has to do with GPL violations. Not every criminal should be prosecuted
for GPL violation - when he did things even worse.
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