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NetworkWorldFusion: SCO CEO says IBM Behind Open Source Attacks

Aug 22, 2003, 13:00 (100 Talkback[s])
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"IBM has been quietly stage-managing the open source community's response to The SCO Group's $3 billion lawsuit over Big Blue's contributions to the Linux source code, SCO's CEO Darl McBride said in an interview at his company's SCO Forum user conference in Las Vegas this week.

"'We have absolute direct knowledge of this. If you go behind the scenes, the attacks that we get that don't have IBM's name on them, underneath the covers, are sponsored by IBM,' McBride said.

"Responding to criticism that his company is trying its case against IBM in the press, McBride said that SCO has simply been responding to attacks and standing up for its rights when attacked..."

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