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Computerworld.NZ: SCO Not Disturbing AIX Users Yet

Jun 16, 2003, 17:00 (6 Talkback[s])
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"The IT community is eagerly awaiting the latest chapter in the SCO-IBM soap opera, but local AIX users appear unconcerned at the prospect of IBM losing its Unix licence.

"When SCO filed suit against IBM in March, citing 'misappropriation of trade secrets, tortious interference, unfair competition and breach of contract,' it threatened to revoke IBM's AIX Unix licence in 100 days. That deadline passed at midnight last Friday and before the deadline last week SCO reiterated its threat.

"Last week Gartner was reported as recommending that AIX users ask IBM to indemnify them against damages, but local AIX users spoken to by Computerworld were not taking any immediate action..."

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