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Developer Accuses Adam Tablet Maker of Violating Open Source License

Tuesday Jan 25th 2011 by Keith Vance

The Apache 2 license requires credit be given for copyrighted, patented, trademarked and attributed work.

Notion Ink makes the Adam Tablet, and developer Jesse Vincent is accusing the company of taking his open source K-9 Mail code without giving him credit.

According to the Apache 2 license that K-9 Mail is released under, Notion Ink is required to credit all copyrighted, patented, trademarked and attributed work.

"It's not known how the oversight -- if that's all it was -- will affect the operation of Notion Ink," Electronista reported.


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