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ZDNet: What Happens if SCO Wins?

Jun 21, 2003, 01:00 (64 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Kanellos)

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"What if they're right?

"That's the key question in the imbroglio over SCO's claims that IBM, among others, improperly used Unix code to develop Linux. To be honest, it's also the one question the open-source community largely refuses to address.

"For all the pleadings and letters that will emerge from this maelstrom, SCO's claims are fairly simple: It owns the bulk of the intellectual property underlying Unix, and recently, some of its code has been spied in Linux. Actually, make that quite a bit of it, says SCO..."

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