VLC Media Player Might Be Pulled From the App Store; Grab It Now

News | Wednesday October 27 2010 6:29 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Today, a formal notification of copyright infringement was sent to Apple Inc. regarding distribution of the VLC media player for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. VLC media player is free software licensed solely under the terms of the open source GNU General Public License (a.k.a. GPL). Those terms are contradicted by the products usage rules of the AppStore through which Apple delivers applications to users of its mobile devices.
However, the folks at VideoLAN who also have limited rights on VLC had given Applidium the green signal to port VLC to iOS don’t seem to agree with Denis-Courmont’s stance. They have responded with the following
Maybe the FSF should actually ask us our opinion instead of writing misleading articles about VLC…
@dougsymon @Lrichie_london So far, VLC is not going out of the AppStore…
, after all its free.

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