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Probably not, but i am not a laywer: Because the (I suppose your contract states that the rights of works created are with the customer) copyright owner the source code copyrights did not license it to you, i do not see how your relationship to the customer would be affected by it. GPL is a license which specifies the minimal rights of the receiver of a ...


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So it seems that you're doing this as a piece of contract work, not under employment rules, so the issue of work-for-hire probably doesn't enter into it. The rules about what you can publish and when come entirely out of the contract between you and the payer, and apparently that's not written yet. That's great news. A good contract sets out each side's ...


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This depends on the contracts for this development effort. The GPLv3 explicitly covers the case that you are doing development exclusively for someone else, and this is OK (section 2, basic permissions): You may convey covered works to others for the sole purpose of having them make modifications exclusively for you, or provide you with facilities for ...


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You are missing an important point. It would be very difficult for Company A to get $1000/month from their customers just for using that software. Sure, Joe Client may not be technically literate to understand nor run it, but he could provide it to Bob competitor which will install it for him for a fraction of the cost (or Joe may have an in-house sysadmin ...


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Interesting; let's examine your list of special-mode features. A warning is presented to user and confirmation is received from user for entering special mode All trust based data on device is wiped off rootfs verification is not done In this mode now user is free to install his own modified version of FOSS and run it This mode does not support use-cases ...


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