ZDNet UK: Open-Source Gurus Slam SCO
Aug 01, 2003, 19:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
"Two prominent figures in the open-source realm have rejected
SCO Group's argument that Linux users should pay the company
licence fees for using the operating system.
"Objecting to SCO's demands are Linus Torvalds, who began the
Linux project 12 years ago and who still leads its development, and
Eben Moglen, the attorney for the Free Software Foundation (FSF),
which created the legal and technological framework used by
"Torvalds has been dismissive of SCO's actions in the past.
SCO's new move, based on the fact that it now has registered some
key Unix copyrights, hasn't done much to improve his view of the