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Sydney Morning Herald: Australian Firm Again Asks SCO to Show Proof of IP Violations

Feb 03, 2004, 00:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

[ Thanks to Stuart Cunningham for this link. ]

"The owner of a Perth-based open source consulting company has written to The SCO Group in Australia for a second time, asking the Utah-based company to provide proof of what it claims are IP violations in the Linux kernel.

"Leon Brooks wrote to Kieran O'Shaughnessy, the SCO Group's regional general manager, Australia and New Zealand, initially on January 21. In that letter, he said that if SCO did not provide proof by February 1, he would refer the matter to the appropriate legal authorities.

"At that time, SCO had just announced the availablility of its intellectual property licence in Australia and New Zealand. The company claims that some UNIX code which it owns has been incorporated into Linux; this is the basis for selling the licences..."

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