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Day 11 in the SCO v. Novell Trial, Monday, March 22, 2010, Tibbitts, LaSala - as text

Oct 27, 2010, 12:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"This is the transcript of day 11 of the SCO v. Novell trial, as text, the second Utah trial that began on Monday, March 8, 2010 and ran for 15 days, Monday through Friday, for three weeks, with the Hon. Ted Stewart presiding.

"This day, then, is Monday, March 22, the beginning of the final week of the trial, and the witnesses that day were SCO's general counsel, Ryan Tibbitts, SCO's final witness, and then Novell begins to put on its case, beginning with its first witness, Joseph A. LaSala. Here is Groklaw's eyewitness report from the trial for that day.

"The most important piece of all the Tibbitts testimony is when he testified that SCO needs the UNIX and UnixWare copyrights not only for the products business but for SCOsource. May I point out that this directly contradicts what SCO's CEO Darl McBride told the world in June 2003, when he said SCO didn't need the copyrights to go after Linux users? This is something I don't see Novell mentioning, at least in today's materials, but it's a significant piece. Let me show you the details, please. In case you were wondering why the court and the jury didn't credit SCO's witnesses, maybe it's because they contradicted each other"

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