[App_rpt-users] Allstar Node

Andrew Sylthe asylthe at kc9ona.com
Wed Dec 26 21:33:44 EST 2018


David,

Everyone seems to be in agreement that open source is a good thing. Would
you be willing to just address the entire list why you won't release the
source? That's the only question I would have. Why the source that you've
built upon is being kept under lock and key while it's being distributed...

Thanks!

On Wed, Dec 26, 2018, 3:23 PM David McGough <kb4fxc at inttek.net wrote:

>
>
> Willem,
>
> Unfortunately, the "GPL" is only a leverage tool that W9CR (and a few
> others) are barking about to quickly gain "community" support. You all are
> being used a pawns.
>
> There is a lot more to this story not known by many people.
>
> Little details like when Jim Dixon passed, he had no will ("Intestate").
> There is an open Probate case in the LA county courts right now. But no
> mention of anything related to AllStar. In fact, Jim had NO assets listed
> at all. Look at these  Court documents for yourself. This is a link to
> the LA County Court website:  https://www.lacourt.org/page/CI0100
> Click "Continue as Guest" at the bottom of this page and then use this
> case number: 17STPB08347
>
> When exactly did W9CR or ASL obtain copyright ownership??  This question
> has been asked repeatedly "behind the scenes." No Answer.  I have
> personally asked various persons for a legal statement about this. No
> Answer.
>
> Yes, I've seen the history posted by KE6PCV.
>
> I (and HamVoIP) have continually been called a "criminals," etc., by W9CR
> (and a few others). Are you aware that "criminal" proceeding can only be
> initiated by the copyright owner??  So far, I've not been contacted by the
> owner??
>
> Some other interesting facts include:
>
> How did W9CR obtain 9+ domains previously owned solely by Jim Dixon, as of
> his untimely death??  They include:
>
> allstarlink.com
> allstarlink.net
> allstarlink.org
> bsdtelephony.net
> duuuude.com
> lambdatel.com
> ofaa.org
> zapatatelephony.com
> zapatatelephony.org
>
>
> Jim also owned a /21 IPv4 subnet (206.82.240.0/21) when he passed. That
> also now belongs to W9CR, as of about 03/28/2018. See:
>
> https://whois.arin.net/rest/net/NET-206-82-240-0-1/pft?s=206.82.247.18
>
>
> I guess you're also not aware that W9CR is trying to TRADEMARK the
> word-mark "AllStar" ???  Try searching the USPTO and take a look at the
> exhibits presented! Here is a link:
>
>
> https://www.uspto.gov/trademarks-application-process/search-trademark-database
>
>
> Unfortunately, it seems the pot will have to be stirred. This useless bull
> hockey WILL finally get resolved for once and for all.
>
>
>
> Sincerely,
>
>
> 73, David KB4FXC
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, 26 Dec 2018, Willem Schreuder wrote:
>
> > On Wed, 26 Dec 2018, Bryan D. Boyle wrote:
> >
> > > or ignore it and move on.
> >
> > I have to respectfully disagree.  We all have a responsibility to point
> > out where the GPL is violated, just like we should point out where hams
> > run afoul of Part 97.
> >
> > If we say it is up to the FCC to enforce Part 97, we do a disservice to
> > the ham community.  Just so if we say that we don't care about the GPL,
> it
> > does a disservice to people who contibute their ideas and talents by
> > contributing software.
> >
> > If we simply stay silent and ignore the problem, there is no chance of
> > correcting the problem other than draconian enforcement actions.
> >
> > But let's be civil in how we go about it.
> >
> > ================================================================
> > Dr. Willem A. Schreuder,  President,  Principia Mathematica
> > Address:  445 Union Blvd, Suite 230,  Lakewood, CO  80228, USA
> > Tel: (303) 716-3573   Fax: (303) 716-3575
> > WWW: www.prinmath.com   Email: Willem.Schreuder at prinmath.com
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