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Grsecurity will stop issuing patches citing trademark abuse

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    A major corporation is misusing grsecurity’s trademarks and violating the terms of the GNU Public License – and as a consequence, the leader of the project said Wednesday, grsecurity will stop making its stable patches available to the general public.

    In an official announcement, grsecurity project leader Brad Spengler said that it was unfair to the project’s sponsors to allow the companies in the embedded Linux industry – which he declined to name, citing legal advice – to dilute grsecurity’s trademarks.

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