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HP Releases Source Code For The Accidental Android TouchPad: Do GPL Obligations Arise Even From Unauthorized Distributions?

Posted on Friday, Feb 10, 2012

BY Edward J. Naughton

Back in the fall I wrote about the flap over the HP TouchPad tablets that were shipped with Android 2.2, or FroYo, installed.  The TouchPad was a WebOS-powered tablet, but somehow at least a few units had Android installed.  Most thought that these were test units that were never meant to be sold.

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The Accidental Android TouchPad: Further Developments

Posted on Thursday, Nov 10, 2011

BY Edward J. Naughton

As I wrote a few weeks ago, it seems that a few of HP’s now discontinued TouchPads shipped with Android 2.2, or FroYo, installed.  The TouchPad was a WebOS-powered tablet, but somehow at least a few units had Android installed.  It’s thought that these were test units that were never meant to be sold.

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