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authorAlexander Chemeris <Alexander.Chemeris@gmail.com>2013-06-16 14:29:54 +0400
committerAlexander Chemeris <Alexander.Chemeris@gmail.com>2013-06-16 14:29:54 +0400
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+Most parts copyright 2008-2011 Free Software Foundation.
+Some parts copyright 2010 Kestrel Signal Processing, Inc.
+Some parts copyright 2011 Range Networks, Inc.
+Patent Laws
+The use of this software to provide GSM services may result in the use of
+patented technologies. The user of this software is required to take whatever
+actions are necessary to avoid patent infringement.
+"OpenBTS" is a registered trademark of Range Networks, Inc. (Range), a
+California corporation. Range reserves the right to control the use of this
+trademark. Do not use this trademark in commerce without permission and do not
+rebrand OpenBTS under a different trademark.
+Telecom and Radio Spectrum Laws
+The primary function of OpenBTS is the provision of telecommunications service
+over a radio link. This activity is heavily regulated nearly everywhere in
+the world. Users of this software are expected to comply with local and national
+regulations in the jurisdictions where this sortware is used with radio equipment.
+Legal Summary
+The user of this software is expected to comply with all applicable laws and
+regulations, including patent laws, copyright laws, and telecommunications
+The legal restrictions listed here are not necessarily exhaustive.
+Note to US Government Users
+The OpenBTS software applications and associated documentation are "Commercial
+Item(s)," as that term is defined at 48 C.F.R. Section 2.101, consisting of
+"Commercial Computer Software" and "Commercial Computer Software Documentation,"
+as such terms are used in 48 C.F.R. 12.212 or 48 C.F.R. 227.7202, as
+applicable. Consistent with 48 C.F.R. 12.212 or 48 C.F.R. Sections 227.7202-1
+through 227.7202-4, as applicable, the Commercial Computer Software and
+Commercial Computer Software Documentation are being licensed to U.S. Government
+end users (a) only as Commercial Items and (b) with only those rights as are
+granted to all other end users pursuant to the terms and conditions of GPLv3
+and AGPLv3.
+Note to US Government Contractors
+GPL is not compatible with "government purpose rights" (GPR). If you receive
+OpenBTS software under a GPL and deliver it under GPR, you will be in violation
+of GPL and possibly subject to enforcement actions by the original authors and
+copyright holders, including the Free Software Foundation, Inc.
+Software Licensing and Distribution
+A subset of OpenBTS is distributed publicly under AGPLv3. Range reserves the right to
+distribute most of this source code other licenses as well. See the COPYING file
+for more information on the license for this distribution.