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Re: Plagiarism in the Odoo App Store

gunnar wagner
- 11/03/2015 21:17:55
On 11/3/2015 7:22 PM, Martin Trigaux wrote:

>>  As said Eric, when you notice such license enlightenment (republishing a *GPL module under a closed source license is not permitted),
>> please contact so we can investigate.

wouldn't it be 'community style' to publish such infringements on this list as well (I mean in addition to contacting the 'authorities" via
So the community can deal with it as well? I'd also like to know what are the consequences for such a deed from S.A.'s & Community side?

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On 03/11/15 08:22, Caudal Eric wrote:
> Hi Luke,
> you should contact Odoo SA with specific details and they will
> investigate the licence infringements (and hopefully expel any work from
> them for a while in the apps store).
> For information, it is valid to republish AGPL into AGPL and add your
> authorship if you added some features.
> It is not valid to republish AGPL in another license, all the more
> closed (there are probably some possible republishing options but
> license must be compatible with AGPL IMO)
> Best regards
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 2:57 PM Luke Branch
> wrote:
>     I've noticed a huge amount of plagiarism in the App store with
>     companies taking open-source AGPL-licensed modules, making a very
>     slight modification and then republishing them as their own under a
>     paid license.
>     For my own modules I wouldn't mind so much if they remained
>     open-source under the license they were released under, but when
>     someone clearly disregards the license and republishes under
>     whatever EULA they want, this is not ok in my opinion.
>     Has anyone else noticed this with their own modules, and is there
>     anything that Odoo SA will implement to discourage this behaviour?
>     Regards,
>     Luke
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