[development] GPL 2 violation by integrationservic.es

Antonio P. P. Almeida perusio at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 17:02:11 UTC 2009

On 19 Nov 2009 16h47 WET, naheemzaffar at gmail.com wrote:

> 2009/11/19 Alex Barth <alex at developmentseed.org>
>> This may have come up before, but
>> http://integrationservic.es/drupal.php launched on Nov 12 and
>> appears to be violating drupal's GPL2 by charging 33 $ for a module
>> download.
> The GPL does not say that the module has to be for free. However
> once the module has been "distributed" to other individuals, no
> additional restrictions above the GPL can be added, so if the person
> has clause that the purchasers cannot sell/pass the module onto
> others, that would be a problem, otherwise, no it wouldn't.
> IANAL, but that is my understanding.

Yes it's true. It depends on the terms of the deal they are
offering. IANAL also.

--- appa

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