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Computerworld: SCO's Shell Game

Jul 28, 2003, 21:00 (24 Talkback[s])
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"Trying to make sense of The SCO Group's threat last week to sue any Linux user who doesn't buy a Unix license? Forget the threat. Instead, look at the announcement SCO made the following day--the one in which SCO said it's now in the Web services business thanks to its acquisition of Vultus Inc.

"And how did SCO buy Vultus? With newly issued SCO stock, of course--stock whose price gets a boost every time the company makes yet another wild claim about who it will sue next.

"Actually, the Vultus deal is a lot more complicated than that. You wouldn't know it from what SCO said last week, but SCO has finally found a way to make money--literally..."

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