[Libav-user] FFmpeg License Violation - What Are My Remedies?

Michael Bradshaw mbradshaw at sorensonmedia.com
Thu Oct 11 01:35:08 CEST 2012

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 5:33 PM, Michael Bradshaw
<mbradshaw at sorensonmedia.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 11:34 AM, Matthew Lawrence
> <matthew.c.lawrence at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What steps can I take (other than hiring a lawyer) to assert my rights?
> Pretty much nothing. You can ask for it all you want, and they can say
> no all they want. IANAL, so I've no clue who's in the right, but if
> you really want it and they say no, pretty much the only thing you can
> do is take them to court and let the court decide if you're entitled
> to the source or not.
>> Who at FFmpeg can I notify of this violation so that they can enforce their rights?
>  I can't speak for FFmpeg, but I doubt there's anything anyone in the
> FFmpeg project can/will do (aside from putting them on a wall of shame
> or hiring a lawyer and suing).

Sorry, I meant the only two things I see as options for the FFmpeg
project is putting them on a wall of shame or hiring a lawyer and
suing, neither of which I expect to happen. I didn't word that very

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