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SCO What? It's Patently over for Copyright

Mar 10, 2009, 03:01 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)

[ Thanks to Glyn Moody for this link. ]

""Linux was the software equivalent of a bicycle" - talk about poking someone in the eye with a sharp stick....

"Just in case it had slipped your mind, the SCO case at the time was widely interpreted by the more paranoid (or maybe just the more malicious) as the end of Linux: irrespective of whether it contained any infringing code, the logic went, companies would be so frightened that they might be sued themselves that nobody would touch open source thereafter.

" Well, it didn't quite work out like that. Claim after claim of SCO was annihilated in court; with every-increasing desperation, SCO came up with new claims, or modified claims, and these were gradually knocked down in turn. And yet, amazingly, the ludicrous game is still going on:"

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