Frankly Speaking: Grokking SCO's Demise

Posted by Aladdin_Sane on Aug 20, 2007 5:49 PM EST
ComputerWorld; By Frank Hayes
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The SCO Group’s $5 billion threat against Linux is effectively finished. On Friday, Aug. 10, U.S. District Judge Dale Kimball ruled that SCO doesn’t actually own the copyrights that it was using to threaten — and in some cases, sue — Linux users. Of course, you already got that news, thanks to everyone from The Wall Street Journal to IT news sources. And they all got it thanks to Groklaw. [...] And we need it. It’s tough enough to make IT decisions based on vendor claims, technology promises and user requirements. Lawsuits just muddy the waters more. Anything that helps provide a little more clarity is good news.

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