ITBusiness.ca: SCO's War on Linux: Should You Be Scared?
Jul 26, 2003, 04:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Shane Schick)
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"Canadian Linux users say they have nothing to fear from SCO's
plan to seek licensing fees from enterprises that have deployed the
open source operating system...
"In Canada, where use of Linux is on the rise in both the public
and private sector, enterprise executives describe SCO's licensing
plans as an extortion attempt that they aren't taking very
"'To me it just looks like (they're) trying to fatten themselves
up so that someone will buy them,' said James Ramsay, IT manager
with Legal Aid Manitoba, which has been using Linux for several
years on its servers. If he were to be contacted by SCO about
paying up, Ramsay said he would ignore it..."