U.S. District Court Denies Pre-Trial Motion to Dismiss GPL Infringement Case

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The District Court for the Northern District of California has denied a motion to dismiss a complaint of breach of contract and copyright infringement claims in a case regarding the GPL. The plaintiff, Artifex Software Inc., is the creator of Ghostscript, an AGPL-licensed PDF interpreter. In 2016, the company filed a lawsuit against Hancom, a South Korean software company that incorporated Ghostscript into its Hangul word processing software without complying with the GPL.
Ghostscript is available for free for those who use it in compliance with its AGPL license....

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