"If that name sounds familiar, it should. Yes, this is the same
Professor Hollaar that Alexander Terekhov and Daniel Wallace so
often have quoted and linked to in their anti-GPL campaign here and
elsewhere on the Internet. And digging a bit, I find a connection
between Hollaar and Senator Orrin Hatch, whose son is one of the
attorneys representing SCO, and between Hollaar and Caldera back in
the days when it was suing Microsoft. Knock me over with a feather.
It's a small, small SCO world. And I detect a Psystar shadow,
"His brief says this is his interest in the Bilski case, while
also giving some details about his background:
"...His bio says he began teaching at the University of Utah
beginning in 1984, teaching computer science, and inexplicably to
me, computer law. By that I mean, I am puzzled about someone who is
not an attorney being asked to teach any kind of law. Maybe patent
law, since he is a patent agent and a technical expert in that area
of law. Well, who am I to tell Utah what to do? But doesn't this
comment of his from some years ago look like legal advice about US
Copyright Law to you? I think it might lead a reader to at least
think he was a lawyer. And there is no disclaimer or even a profile
to let you know he's not a lawyer, not that I could find. I may not
be the only person confused into thinking he was an attorney."
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