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The Register says “Software Freedom Conservancy sues TV maker Vizio for GPL infringement”

21st October 2021

Amanda Brock, CEO of the UK-based open source advocacy company OpenUK, said: “Litigation against organisations like Vizio doesn’t happen every day and is indeed noteworthy… Smartcast, the software on Vizio’s TVs, is based on [Linux]. That means that, irrespective of and in addition to any consumer law requiring the right to repair, under the GPL licence attached to the software, you can repair and hopefully extend your device’s lifetime.”

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