New Zealand Herald: Linux is Fine, So Forget Lawyers
Sep 03, 2003, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Gifford)
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"New Zealand open source advocates are gearing up for a legal
challenge aimed at protecting local Linux users from the fall-out
caused by failing Unix vendor SCO's US$3 billion claim against
"The challenge may get its backers a brief appearance on
Slashdot, the WWF of geekdom, but will it help local organisations
who want to use Linux and other open source technology?
"Lawyer Craig Horrocks and Open Source Society president Peter
Harrison think it will.
"Horrocks says SCO has underlined a problem known about for some
time--'ensuring the provenance of code...'"