[wp-hackers] When shady people resell your work...
chip at chipbennett.net
Tue Apr 8 17:28:34 UTC 2014
"...even if our license agreement explicitly says that you cannot include
any of our premium add-ons
within a free or commercial theme or plugin or other package"
So your commercial WordPress Plugin add-ons - add-ons for a Plugin hosted
by WPORG, and that are promoted on
WPORG<https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-slimstat/>- are not distributed
On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 12:45 PM, Dino Termini <dino at duechiacchiere.it>wrote:
> Hi list,
> we were recently informed that someone was selling our plugin (available
> for free on WordPress.org of course), WP SlimStat.
> While this is allowed by the GPL license, they re-branded it as Keyword
> Swarm and removed all the references to the original author.
> On top of that, they purchased all our premium add-ons and bundled them
> with their package, even if our license agreement explicitly says that you
> cannot include any of our premium add-ons
> within a free or commercial theme or plugin or other package.
> This will end up damaging not just our small group, but the entire
> community around our plugin. If the already little revenue stream is
> choked, we won't be able to invest our time to improve WP SlimStat, which
> is sad.
> So I thought I would come to this list to ask for opinions.
> Thank you,
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