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ZDNet UK: SCO Keeps Disputed Code Secret

Dec 16, 2003, 14:00 (21 Talkback[s])
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"When the SCO Group finally lays its cards on the table in its upcoming lawsuit against IBM, the open-source community won't be given the opportunity to see them.

"IBM last week successfully persuaded the judge presiding over the case to give SCO 30 days to reveal the code that forms the basis for its $3bn (£1.72bn) lawsuit against Big Blue for alleged copyright infringements. The judge originally placed no restrictions on public disclosure of the disputed code, and it's understood IBM's filing insisted that the code be revealed publicly...

"SCO has violently opposed public disclosure of the code at the heart of the dispute, claiming that doing so would damage its ability to leverage its intellectual property in future..."

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