eWeek: SCO Group On the Licensing Warpath?
Mar 03, 2003, 17:00 (22 Talkback[s])
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"The SCO Group is believed to be preparing to launch legal
action within the next few days against at least one large IT
company in the U.S. for unlicensed usage of SCO Unix
"SCO CEO Darl McBride on Wednesday declined to confirm or deny
reports eWEEK has received that SCO is preparing to launch such
legal action. But he did confirm that the Lindon, Utah-based firm
is expecting to make at least $10 million in revenue in the current
financial quarter from its SCOsource licensing initiative.
"SCO, formerly Caldera International Inc., recently created the
SCOsource division to create new licensing programs and products
for its intellectual property.
"That move followed news last month that the firm was planning
to make some users pay for some Unix software they were running,
unlicensed, on Linux..."