[Translation] Chronicle of the Rambler and Nginx confrontation (updated on 16 Dec, 5 p.m.)

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On December 12, it became known from Nginx employee’s Twitter that the company’s office was amazing due to the criminal case under Article 146 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation ‘Violation of Author’s and Neighboring Rights’. The claim Group belong to the Rambler was, although formally the complaintant is Lynwood Investments CY Ltd, to which the rights were transferred. The last-mentioned is related to the co-owner of Rambler Group, Alexander Mamut.

The point of the claim: Igor started working on Nginx as an employee of Rambler and only after the tool became popular he founded a separate company and attracted investments.

Here is how the events unfolded. Read more →