Open-Source Group Sues Cisco for Violating License

A group that promotes open source software filed a lawsuit against Cisco, claiming that some of the networking vendor's routers violate the terms of open source licenses that govern the use of software embedded in the products. In court papers filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the Free Software Foundation claims Cisco's Linksys routers violate parts of the GNU General Public License, version 2, and the GNU Lesser General Public License.

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