"With open source code proliferating within enterprise
applications, businesses must take steps to avoid 'SCO Syndrome,'
intellectual property experts said.
"The second annual Open Source Business Conference, held Tuesday
and Wednesday in San Francisco, focused on new business strategies
for open source software (OSS) vendors, but also on what end-user
businesses should do to avoid becoming targets for lawsuits like
those filed by SCO against Novell, AutoZone and DaimlerChrysler for
using Linux distributions that SCO claims contain its proprietary