The Register: Against SCO's GPL Jihad: One Size Doesn't Fit All
Aug 27, 2003, 01:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)
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"A fortnight ago we rued the fact that our most valuable social
contract, the GPL was heading to the courtroom for the first time.
FSF counsel Eben Moglen assured us not to worry, and that the GPL
would be upheld under United States Law at its first major
"But what about the rest of us? A win in the US does not
guarantee a free passage for the rest of us, as Gary Lea points
out. Gary is a law lecturer in London and highlights an important
international dynamic that has been absent from the SCO vs. IBM
coverage so far. We reproduce it in full..."