Bloomberg/Houston Chronicle: Hatred by Linux Followers Focuses on SCO
Mar 08, 2004, 16:00 (28 Talkback[s])
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"Darl McBride, chief executive of SCO Group, says he sometimes
carries a gun because his enemies are out to kill him. He checks
into hotels under assumed names. An armed bodyguard protected him
at Harvard Law School when he gave a speech last month.
"Linus Torvalds, creator of the Linux operating system, calls
SCO 'the most despised company in technology.'
"The reason: SCO Group is claiming rights to the Linux open
source software code that thousands of users and supporters say
should have no owner. SCO brought a $50 billion suit against IBM
last year and this week turned on Linux users DaimlerChrysler and
AutoZone, suing for an injunction and unspecified damages..."