Firmware model1

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This is the most common license model currently used with V4L/DVB firmwares. It allows redistribution and usage of firmware files under a non-GPL'd license.


LICENSE

 <company> grants permission to use and redistribute these firmware
 files for use with <company> devices, but not as a part of the Linux
 kernel or in any other form which would require these files themselves
 to be covered by the terms of the GNU General Public License.
 These firmware files are distributed in the hope that they will be
 useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty
 of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.