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Sydney Morning Herald: SCO Official Defends Linux Sales After Suit was Filed

May 22, 2003, 14:30 (23 Talkback[s])


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"The SCO Group's product management director, Erik Hughes, says the company continued to sell its Linux products for over two months after suing IBM based on 'legal advice.'

"SCO filed the case in Utah on March 7, alleging that code from Unix property which it owns had been used by IBM for furthering its Linux business. Last week, SCO issued warnings to commercial Linux users that they could be liable as well and announced that it was suspending sales of its own Linux products.

"SCO officials have made conflicting claims about these alleged violations being present in the generic Linux kernel which is available for download on the web..."

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