TechWeb: SCO Says It Will Go After Novell-SuSE
Nov 21, 2003, 15:00 (21 Talkback[s])
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"SCO could get an injunction that would prevent Utah neighbor
Novell from shipping Linux, but it won't try to derail the planned
Novell-SUSE merger--at least not legally, an SCO spokesman
"'SCO is not planning to file an injunction to block the
Novell-SUSE merger at this time,' SCO said in a printed statement
this week, denying previously published reports that it would try
to prevent the merger.
"This week, Lindon, Utah-based SCO filed a statement with the
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) claiming that a
non-compete clause in Novell's 1995 sale of Unix System V to The
Santa Cruz Operation (SCO) prohibits Novell from shipping a direct
competitor to Unix..."