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Groklaw: IBM Files For Partial Summary Judgment on 8th Counterclaim (Copyright Infringement)

Aug 19, 2004, 13:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

"Man, this just isn't SCO's week. IBM has just filed *another* Motion for Partial Summary Judgment, this one on its 8th Counterclaim, the one for copyright infringement. No, silly, not IBM copying SCO. It's where IBM says that SCO has literally copied more than 783,000 lines of code from 16 packages of IBM's copyrighted material. They are asking for summary judgment as to liability and a permanent injunction.

"Here's the lesson. You don't ever want IBM legally mad at you.

"SCO and friends keep floating these rumors about SCO settling or being bought up. I think IBM has other plans, like crushing SCO like a bug..."

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