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Consulting Times: Hiser on SCO v. IBM, Part 3: Media's Mad Dash from a Sinking Ship

Mar 06, 2004, 02:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Hiser)

[ Thanks to Sam Hiser for this link. ]

"Wow! Here's is a noticeable shift of frequency AND amplitude from one of tech-media's loudest defenders of proprietary software's intellectual property rights, Yankee Group's public relations 'analyst,' Laura DiDeo [sic]. She says SCO's drive on the car companies is Hara-kiri.

"Commenting to the Salt Lake Tribune on SCO's freshly minted lawsuits against Linux users, Autozone and DaimlerChrystler, she said,

"'It's either a bold bet-the-company move [to add lawsuits] or a suicide gambit. Right now, the majority of the industry views it as the latter.'

"Setting aside that the auto-lawsuits are irrelevant until the main event against IBM is finished, this is a true statement..."

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