Computer Business Review: SCO Preparing Legal Action Against Customer
Aug 20, 2003, 15:00 (45 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)
[ Thanks to Peter for
this link. ]
"Speaking at SCO's Forum event in Las Vegas, president and CEO
Darl McBride said SCO preparing to speed-up the legal process and
convince the skeptics. 'We are prepared to have this heard on a
quicker basis in a customer environment if that's what it takes to
quicken it up,' he said.
"Talking to ComputerWire, McBride added SCO is identifying Linux
users for possible litigation. He said SCO had for the last month
gathered information on Linux users, and identified about 10% of
the total Linux servers sold last year. McBride added that he
expected that figure to rise to 40% over the coming weeks before
SCO would take action.
"SCO has three groups working on identifying and approaching
Linux users. The first is drawing up the list, the second will send
out letters offering the chance to license the code SCO says has
been copied into Linux, and the third will take legal action
against those who refuse..."