SCO adds copyright claim to IBM suit

By Julio Franco
Feb 6, 2004
  1. SCO Group has significantly widened its Unix and Linux lawsuit against IBM, adding a copyright infringement claim to the already complicated case, sources said Thursday.

    Copyright infringement is a major new element to SCO's current accusations that IBM breached its contract with SCO and misappropriating trade secrets by moving technology developed for proprietary Unix to open-source Linux. The case has injected some uncertainty into a computing industry that for the most part has eagerly embraced Linux, but analysts such as IDC say the suit doesn't appear to have slowed the operating system's growth.

    Read more: CNet News.
  2. Masque

    Masque TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,058

    Man, they are REALLY grasping at straws. Looks like a sinking ship and I'm waiting for them to start jumping. SCO needs to drop all this nonsense and move on. Old business model.
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