CNN: Interview With Darl McBride

“O’BRIEN: You know that wild west analogy is apt isn’t it?

“MCBRIDE: This is a new digital frontier. We came out, we found
that key parts of our code–we owned the Unix operating system–was
showing up in this new upstart program called Linux. These new
programmers working with IBM. We found that things were violated
against our copyrights.

“And so we filed a $3 billion lawsuit against IBM. We’ve been
working through a judicial system here. But now you have people
going outside the system, trying to attack us, to try and shut us
down before we have a court verdict…”


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