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CNN: Interview With Darl McBride

Jan 31, 2004, 19:00 (35 Talkback[s])

"O'BRIEN: You know that wild west analogy is apt isn't it?

"MCBRIDE: This is a new digital frontier. We came out, we found that key parts of our code--we owned the Unix operating system--was showing up in this new upstart program called Linux. These new programmers working with IBM. We found that things were violated against our copyrights.

"And so we filed a $3 billion lawsuit against IBM. We've been working through a judicial system here. But now you have people going outside the system, trying to attack us, to try and shut us down before we have a court verdict..."

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