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Is it legal to use GPL code in plugins of a proprietary app?

The primary restriction imposed by the GPL is that derivative works may only be distributed if they satisfy certain requirements. The GPL gives essentially unlimited permission to produce derivative ...
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Is it legal to use GPL code in plugins of a proprietary app?

The Free Software Foundation believes that a plugin may or may not form a single program when combined with the base application, depending on how it works. The plugins you describe are pretty close ...
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What can/should I do when I see a violation to GPL restrictions?

It is now almost 10 years later a third party (the Software Freedom Conservancy, SFC) took Vizio to court, see the Vizio case. The case is still developing, but the court did not dismiss the case ...
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