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Groklaw: SCO's Second Amended Complaint, If the Judge Says Yes

Feb 08, 2004, 00:08 (9 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

  1. "UNIX is a computer operating system program and related software and documentation originally developed by AT&T Bell Laboratories ('AT&T'). UNIX is widely used in the corporate, or 'enterprise,' computing environment.
  2. "Through a series of corporate acquisitions, SCO presently owns all right, title and interest in and to UNIX and UnixWare operating system source code, software and sublicensing agreements, together with copyrights, additional licensing rights in and to UNIX and UnixWare, and claims against all parties breaching such agreements. Through agreements with UNIX vendors, SCO controls the right of all UNIX vendors to use and distribute UNIX. These restrictions on the use and distribution of UNIX are designed to protect the economic value of UNIX.
  3. "A variant or clone of UNIX currently exists in the computer marketplace called 'Linux.' Linux is, in material part, based upon UNIX source code and methods..."

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