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As The SCO Rolls

May 06, 2008, 01:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"Reality, as good writers know, is sometimes stranger than fiction. SCO's recent performance in the U.S. District Court in Utah is a perfect example. With years to prepare, SCO executives made some remarkable statements in their attempt to show that SCO, not Novell, owns Unix's copyright.

"While this case is not about SCO's claims that IBM and other companies placed Unix IP (intellectual property) into Linux, Novell's attorneys decided that they would address this issue as well. One presumes that, since this may be their one and only chance to attack SCO's Linux claims in a courtroom--what with SCO facing bankruptcy--they decided to address this FUD once and for all..."

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