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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by zombu2, Jun 17, 2012.

  1. zombu2

    zombu2 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Hi there

    Since HTC is again non compliant with the gpl refusing to release the source code i ask you to call,email or otherwise go and bother HTC (make sure you mention the gpl violation every time you call or mail them )

    Only together we can force htc to be gpl compliant and get the source for their phones

    North America Headquarters
    HTC America
    13920 SE Eastgate Way, Suite 200
    Bellevue, Washington 98005
    Tel: 425-679-5318

    English-Speaking Hotline:
    866-449-8358 6am to 1am EST 7 days a week
    Spanish-Speaking Hotline:
    866-449-8358 9am to 9pm EST 7 days a week

    Here is the mail page for htc devs

    Contact HTCdev

    Now go and give em hell until we get the source code

    EDIT:
    I have also reported this violation to the free software foundation , so we will see what happens
     



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  2. guyphs

    guyphs Android Enthusiast

    Okay -- can you 'splain this to a noob? Why is HTC refusing to release their source code a GPL violation?
     
  3. zombu2

    zombu2 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Because the kernel is open source software and it has to be released on release of the phone which they consistently not do
     
  4. Apache Thunder

    Apache Thunder Android Enthusiast

    I thought the Android platform was released under the Apache license? (No it's NOT a play on my user name. Google it! :p )

    The kernel is indeed on the GPLv2 license though. Just not the rest of Android. :p
     
  5. zombu2

    zombu2 Well-Known Member
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    ok true that

    but this thread is about getting the kernel source hehe

    so everybody go and pester HTC
     
  6. joshua.worth

    joshua.worth Android Enthusiast

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  7. joshua.worth

    joshua.worth Android Enthusiast

  8. Savage Shadows

    Savage Shadows Android Enthusiast

    I've created a petition, but I am looking for one or two people to help me edit it and spread the word. Anybody care to help out? I don't know my shit when it comes to the GPL license, nor HTC, so I am looking for somebody who knows what to say.
     

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