"Chromium" removed from maemo.org repositories

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2010-06-10 12:55 UTC by Andrew Flegg

This is a joint statement from Nokia and the Maemo Community Council.

A few weeks ago we received a letter requesting that maemo.org cease distribution of Chromium, due to ongoing litigation involving the software.

The Community Council, the package maintainer of Chromium on maemo.org and Nokia legal were contacted.

As you are aware, it is Nokia's policy to respect the intellectual property rights of third parties. Thus, we suggested that Chromium be removed from maemo.org while the situation was clarified.

Nokia legal will be taking a look on the roles and responsibilities of maemo.org. This work should clarify the roles on maemo.org so the process would be clear if we were to receive any future requirements as the one from Red Bend.

 

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Joseph Charpak
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Huh. Isn't Chromium open source? Isn't that the point? Isn't Chromium the open source bits from Chrome?

2010-06-10 15:00 UTC

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