The Wall Street Journal/The Salt Lake Tribune: SCO Not Exactly the Lovable Little Guy
Aug 12, 2003, 17:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lee Gomes)
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"Sometimes in a David and Goliath story, you want to root for
"SCO, a small Utah software company, has made news lately by
suing IBM, in its capacity as a big user of Linux. SCO also has its
sights on all the other users of Linux, the free operating system
that most people consider a bright spot of the modern tech world.
Linux, after all, is run by volunteers, and its ever-growing
popularity keeps Microsoft up at night. In other words, what's not
"Its goody-goody reputation, of course, shouldn't save Linux
from legitimate intellectual property claims. But SCO doesn't
appear to have any--although its stock is up sevenfold since it
started acting as if it did..."