[arch-general] Yes you have standing to sue GRSecurity.

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Sun Jul 30 00:21:06 UTC 2017

On 07/29/2017 07:53 AM, nisus at redchan.it wrote:
> ( NOTE: If you would like to read on how your copyright is being violated by
> GRSecurity, Bruce Perens posted a good write-up on his web-page )
> (
> perens.com/blog/2017/06/28/warning-grsecurity-potential-contributory-infringement-risk-for-customers/
>   )
> ( There was also a discussion on the linux section of slashdot, and on the
> debian user mailing list, and on the dng devuan mailing list and on the
> openwall mailing list and the fedora legal mailing list )

  Paul Allen's concerns on LKML that if the GPL rights are not asserted, then
any future, or additional violations, by grsecurity could raise the defenses
of waiver or latches against future actions based upon a failure to assert GPL
rights here (while dubious, they become additional hurdles that must be
responded to and overcome, regardless of their merit). Thread:

  If you are a contributor, it makes sense to get in contact with others
similarly situated, and make sure you understand the competing issues, the
statute of limitations that apply, and the upside/downside to acting or
failing to act. No, I'm not looking for clients either, but will explore the
issue and contribute to the extent needed. I've followed the earlier
grsecurity threads on this list out of curiosity that something like this may

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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