"A favourable outcome from planned litigation in the US by the
SCO Group against large corporate users of Linux who decline to pay
the vendor for allegedly exploiting its intellectual property could
reduce the likelihood of similar litigation here, SCO's Australian
boss has hinted.
"Kieran O'Shaughnessy told ZDNet Australia a US court decision
in SCO's favour could prompt commercial users of Linux in Australia
to kick off negotiations to secure licences covering their use of
the open source software rather than deal with the issue via the
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