[FFmpeg-devel] Fw: ffmpeg GPL violation

Diego Biurrun diego
Fri Oct 3 00:32:03 CEST 2008

On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 12:37:55AM -0700, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 12:18 AM, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 03:06:05AM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >>
> >> Just got the following mail and as the author refuses to submit it to
> >> the bug tracker and i dont feel like being his secretary i forward it
> >> here.
> >
> > Added to the bug tracker and hall of shame.
> Out of curiosity, why don't we get a bit more aggressive with such
> violators?  I would think, at least in the case of American companies
> hosting violations, that a DMCA takedown notice would have a bit more
> impact than a hall of shame.
> Also, on the topic of the Hall of Fame, it seems in addition to
> illegally using libavcodec in GOMplayer, the maker of that piece of
> software also has pirated a 2-year-old version of x264 and stuck it
> into their streamcast application.

This reminds me that I wanted to send the SFLC after them.  Somebody
please whip me if I haven't contacted them until after this weekend.


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