SCO case: one more step in a tortuous saga

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jul 19, 2008 6:34 PM EDT
iTWire; By Sam Varghese
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Another step was taken this week in the tortuous case which the SCO Group initiated against IBM in March 2003 - but by no means is an end anywhere in sight to the company's misery. Unlike Neil Armstrong's historic statement, it is not a giant step for anyone. Some background - SCO sued IBM for breach of contract in March 2003, claiming that the latter had contributed code to the Linux kernel which it did not own, code which had been developed in conjunction with SCO. SCO claimed to have rights to all the IP for UNIX, which it said it had purchased in toto from Novell in 1995.

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