[MPlayer-users] GPL Violation in Medion MD86597 Mediaplayer

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sat Oct 6 21:41:46 CEST 2012

Henrik Niehaus <henrik.niehaus <at> gmx.de> writes:

> I discovered a GPL Violation concerning MPlayer. The german consumer
> electronics vendor Medion [1] sold a Mediaplayer, which has been
> developed for them by skymedi [2].

Thank you for the information!

Can you extract the MPlayer binary out of the hardware 
and upload it?


> Are there ways to force the GPL compliance (gpl-violations.org, FSF) ?

Not really.
Note that this is even more difficult since the fork 
of FFmpeg (our resources have been taken).

Carl Eugen

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