ComputerWeekly: SCO is Right to Go After Linux Users
Oct 16, 2003, 01:00 (37 Talkback[s])
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"Most Computer Weekly readers are paid to increase the value of
their employer's business. We sometimes fail, this is IT after all,
but we are not paid to indulge our view of society. And so it is
surprising that SCO has been so vilified in its attempts to assert
its claimed intellectual property rights over Linux.
"I do not know what the result of the SCO versus IBM case will
be, but I do know that SCO chief executive Darl McBride and his
company are doing what they are paid for in demanding that all
users of Linux containing the 2.4 kernel must pay a licence fee or
face legal action..."