Novell to Sun: Here's an Offer You Can't Refuse
May 13, 2008, 20:15 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Perlow)
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"On August 10, 2007, the United States District Court of Utah
ruled that Novell owns the UNIX copyrights. It should be noted that
at one point, SCO wanted to buy the actual UNIX IP from Novell, but
did not have the cash on hand to do so at the time. Most legal
experts believe that it is not possible for SCO to own the UNIX IP
without owning the copyrights--so it is simply a matter of time
before putting the entire issue to rest and SCO goes down in the
annals of information technology history as the company that
litigated its way into oblivion.
"And then what happens...?"