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Old 11-08-2012, 02:22 PM   #72
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Originally Posted by dos1 View Post
knc1 found out that 5.2.0 and 5.3.0 firmwares contain GNU TLS licensed on GNU GPLv3.

This means that they have to provide all needed information about installing our own version of gnutls on the device. Effectively it means that they have to tell us, how to jailbreak Kindle Paperwhite - not doing that is a license infringement.

More info and original post:
http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...6&postcount=59
Additional information in the license text itself.
Including the clarifications of "when" that GPLv2 did not have.
The GPLv3 is much better written than GPLv2.

And unlike the manufacturer's of zillions of Chinese "Digital Media Players", Amazon is a USA corporation with deep enough pockets to be worth making an example of.
So perhaps enforcement action will be taken.

Until then, owners should do their part, make the requests.
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