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What To Do About SCO? Let's Spend More Money on Professional Advisors

Oct 05, 2009, 20:33 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

"Mr. Cahn has filed with the bankruptcy court an application to hire a financial advisor/investment banker, Ocean Park Advisors, to advise him on what he should do about SCO. Should they reorganize, sell off and shut down or what? It's complicated. Not to mention expensive. Wait. Does SCO have any money it doesn't already owe to someone?

"...That's not why. The company never made a profit ever, except the quarters when Sun and Microsoft got SCOsource licenses. Most of us have never believed that was about obtaining Debtors' UNIX-based products. We saw it more as an anticompetitive misuse by proxy of the courts. And we don't believe SCO owns UNIX or the copyrights.

"Which marketplace, by the way? The litigation lottery? You need a competitive offering to compete, and SCO chose to use the Sun and Microsoft money to pay lawyers instead of techies. People noticed."

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