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TechWeb: SCO Says It Will Go After Novell-SuSE

Nov 21, 2003, 15:00 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paula Rooney)

"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 confirmed.

"'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..."

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