Forbes: IBM Refuses To Indemnify Linux Users
Aug 06, 2003, 17:00 (30 Talkback[s])
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"IBM is making a lot of noise at the LinuxWorld trade show in
San Francisco this week. The computer giant is announcing new
customers using the Linux operating system, a cheaper alternative
to traditional operating systems like UNIX and Microsoft's Windows.
IBM will also announce new Linux products, new Linux reseller
programs, and an expansion of IBM's Linux services practice to
include 3,000 certified Linux techies, a ten-fold gain from two
"In other words: We know you've heard about that lawsuit filed
by The SCO Group out in Utah. But we're not worried--see?--and
neither should you be...
"But there's one thing IBM won't announce this week, and that is
a promise to indemnify its Linux customers against possible SCO
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