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VNUnet: IBM Countersuit Could 'Bleed SCO Dry'

Aug 07, 2003, 21:00 (13 Talkback[s])
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"Market watchers said the action was bad news for SCO.

"'Unlike SCO, IBM has been very careful not to make inflammatory statements. So when IBM fires a broadside it is a very carefully prepared action, which will be very carefully executed,' said Gary Barnett, principal consultant at Ovum. 'If SCO is wrong, IBM is absolutely right to ask for compensation.'

"'IBM has more patents than anyone, and more money and more lawyers than SCO. SCO will be bled dry before it can make its case,' he added..."

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