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eWeek: IBM's New Motion on Linux Aims to 'Call SCO's Bluff'

Aug 19, 2004, 23:30 (15 Talkback[s])
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"IBM is trying to use SCO as a punching bag this week as Big Blue fires off another motion for partial summary judgment in its legal slugfest over Linux and Unix copyright issues.

"IBM on Monday asked the U.S. District Court in Utah to rule that it should win immediately on its eighth counterclaim, which regards copyright infringement. In that counterclaim, IBM asserts that because The SCO Group Inc. has sold Linux—which included more than 783,000 lines of code of IBM's copyrighted material—the court should immediately grant IBM summary judgment and a permanent injunction..."

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