"For those who think the SCO Group v. IBM lawsuit has gotten too
ugly to watch, there is a fresh fight in the open-source arena over
the ownership of Mambo.
"Mambo, an open-source content-management system, is maintained
by developers at the Mambo Group, and its copyright is owned by
Australian firm Miro.
"However, Brian Connolly, the president of an online publishing
Web site called Furthermore, recently issued a letter to the
open-source community, claiming that he owns the code behind Mambo
Open Source and advising any users that they might be candidates
for both civil and criminal litigation..."