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Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Microsoft Says It's Not Bankrolling Linux Opponent

Mar 08, 2004, 15:30 (19 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Todd Bishop)

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"Microsoft Corp. yesterday denied any financial involvement in a deal that provided $50 million to a company battling against users of Linux, the open-source operating system that has emerged as a competitive threat to Microsoft Windows.

"The statement followed the publication on the Internet of an e-mail that some view as evidence that Microsoft is secretly bankrolling lawsuits filed by the SCO Group against a number of companies, including IBM Corp. SCO alleges that its Unix technology was illegally incorporated into Linux..."

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