Reply to post: Re: *Whose* code?

Ex-Goldman Sachs programmer found guilty of code theft … again

Doctor Evil

Re: *Whose* code?

Um, my understanding is that the code he uploaded to Github was code that he'd originally obtained from there under GNU GPL licensing ... or, in other words, open source.

One of the conditions of the GPL, as you doubtless well know, is that you are enjoined to publish your own modifications to that code freely for the benefit of others. Which the bank, of course, blithely ignored in claiming "ownership" of the code.

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