what if someone abuse copyright of phpbb

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loveable
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what if someone abuse copyright of phpbb

Post by loveable » Tue Feb 20, 2007 3:22 pm

Hi respected developer and supporter of phpbb community.

I am using phpbb on my forum since 1 year now.

Yesterday, i found someone who is using phpbb forum, but there is no copyright of phpbb at all.

all the copyright name have been changed

is this legal and acceptable?

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Post by BetaDevil » Tue Feb 20, 2007 3:51 pm

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	We request you retain the full copyright notice below including the link to www.phpbb.com.
	This not only gives respect to the large amount of time given freely by the developers
	but also helps build interest, traffic and use of phpBB 2.0. If you cannot (for good
	reason) retain the full copyright we request you at least leave in place the
	Powered by phpBB line, with phpBB linked to www.phpbb.com. If you refuse
	to include even this then support on our forums may be affected.
It's acceptable but they don't give support.

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Post by Marshalrusty » Tue Feb 20, 2007 4:54 pm

If you remove the copyright, you will not get support on this site.

As phpBB is released under the GNU GPL, it is not illegal. Please see the full license for more information: http://www.phpbb.com/support/license.php
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