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Groklaw: IBM Calls SCO’s Bluff Over “Need” For 25 Additional Depositions

“As you know, SCO has filed a motion with the court, asking for
permission to take 25 more depositions. IBM has now filed its
Memorandum in Opposition to SCO’s Motion for Leave to Take
Additional Depositions, and it’s a breathtakingly bold chess
move.

“SCO argued in particular that IBM’s complex patent
counterclaims made it essential that it have more depositions. I
thought they kind of had a point. IBM maybe does too, and
apparently it smells more attempted delay on SCO’s part, and that
has got to be a nauseating prospect. Anyway, if SCO’s game is
delay, delay, delay, what should IBM’s counterthrust be?

“Exactly…”

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