Following "extensive additional investigation", Louisiana Sheriffs' Pension & Relief Fund says it has dropped its lawsuit alleging IBM's links with the U.S. government's cyberspying program resulted in loss of business in China.
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I read with interest this morning a story in ComputerWorld (more like an obituary) about how SCO said in its most recent SEC filing that there is "substantial doubt" that it will survive. In addition to the meltdown of its lawsuit against IBM, the filing cites its depleted cash position and entry into Chapter 11 as its major woes.
If the split between copyrigfht and intellectual property is arguably present in the original transaction, wouldn't the new AT&T be compelled to review SCO's allegations with a view to settling or joining the lawsuit - against both Novell and IBM?
Amazon.com will pay an undisclosed sum to Big Blue, ending disagreements over e-commerce patents that allegedly began in 2002.
Wednesday 11/10/2006 More news from America, where the serpent of the SCO vs IBM lawsuit is stirring in its sleep.
Companies announce $400 million settlement in their long-running copyright infringement case.
A judge OKs the SCO Group's changes to a lawsuit against IBM that now seeks $5 billion in damages for Big Blue's alleged moving of Unix intellectual property into Linux.
The company significantly widens its Unix and Linux lawsuit against IBM, adding a copyright infringement claim to the already complicated case, sources say.
The code at the heart of SCO's legal action against IBM will be revealed only in a closed court. When the SCO Group finally lays its cards on the table in its upcoming lawsuit against IBM, the open-source community won't be given the opportunity to see them.
The first lawsuit from SCO against companies using Linux could land sooner than expected, the company says - and will be independent of the US$3bn IBM case.
The first lawsuit from SCO against companies using Linux could land sooner than expected, the company says - and will be independent of the $3bn IBM case
Subpoenas are flying in the high-profile lawsuit between the SCO Group and IBM, as both try to buttress their legal claims by turning to third parties for information.
The attorney leading the company's lawsuit against IBM says the case could redefine the direction of the software industry.
If SCO's planned court argument in its suit against IBM is successful, its lawsuit could undermine the legal basis for Linux and much other open-source software.
SCO's strategy for its lawsuit against IBM could destroy the legal foundation of Linux and related software
SCO's lawsuit against IBM has sparked controversy in the open-source world - here are some things for Linux users to consider
Says Sun is sitting pretty in face of SCO-IBM lawsuit, just part of an overly-complex IT landscape
The SCO Group lawsuit against IBM for copyright infringement of the UNIX System V source code is not going away. In fact, it gets more interesting with each passing week.
SCO CEO Darl McBride talks with ZDNet's Dan Farber and News.com's Charles Cooper in an exclusive Face to Face interview about the current status of SCO's lawsuit against IBM and what comes next in this fractious legal tangle.
Q & A Linux creator Linus Torvalds sounds off on SCO Group's lawsuit against IBM, intellectual property in the open-source world and the future of the Linux operating system.
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