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New York Times: SCO Sends Second Warning Letter to Linux Users

Dec 22, 2003, 14:00 (35 Talkback[s])
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"The SCO Group plans to announce today that it is escalating its campaign to collect license fees from corporations using the Linux operating system, with warning letters to the companies. Supporters of Linux, including I.B.M. and other companies, say that SCO's interpretation of its claim over Linux is exaggerated...

"The new letters, signed by Ryan E. Tibbitts, SCO's general counsel, name more than 65 programming files that 'have been copied verbatim from our copyrighted Unix code base and contributed to Linux...'"

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