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..."