The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) is once again filing a law suit against a vendor that allegedly has violated the terms of the GPL. This time it’s networking vendor Extreme Networks. Once again the plaintiff is BusyBox which is the same open source project that SFLC has filed and settled legal suits for before.
“We attempted to negotiate with Extreme Networks, but they ultimately ignored us,” said Aaron Williamson, SFLC Counsel in a statement. “Like too many other companies we have contacted, they treated GPL compliance as an afterthought. That is not acceptable to us or our clients.”
SFLC has a perfect batting record for BusyBox GPL law suits so far, it will be interesting to see if their perfect score will continue.