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[LINK] Android violates Linux license, experts claim

Google’s Android mobile operating system’s usage of the Linux kernel may violate open source licensing with a misappropriation of Linux code that could bring about the “collapse of the Android ecosystem,” some intellectual property experts are charging.

The Linux issue is a separate one and no lawsuits have apparently been filed. But a few intellectual property watchers have written analyses that call into question Android’s use of Linux code licensed under GPL version 2.

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