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Groklaw: Eyewitness Account of Blepp's Speech in Germany

Jun 19, 2004, 21:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"An eyewitness has emerged and he reports on the Blepp speech at the German university. He gave us permission to translate his account, and Mathias was kind enough to do so. The German account is here.

"Someone needs to send Mr. Blepp the memo that mum's the new word at SCO. He spills the beans that SCO at the beginning just wanted IBM to pay them some millions for 'copyright infringement,' and they are puzzled why that didn't happen. Naturally, being such a methodical person, my memory immediately remembered SCO is currently telling Judge Kimball that the Tenth Counterclaim should be dismissed or stayed because SCO hadn't charged IBM with any copyright infringement except for post-termination of the AIX license, which tells my logical brain that SCO must not think IBM is guilty of copyright infringement prior to that point, or that they can't prove it..."

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