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August 15, 2007 by

Where does SCO go from here?

SCO took a huge gamble and lost! There never was much hope that they could pull together a team of lawyers better than those at IBM but the potential threat to Linux, whether real or imagined, is gone -- along with any asset value SCO had left. There customer list is all that's left!

August 12, 2007 by

Linux is Unix

Setting aside legal issues afflicting the word, Unix is neither a brand nor a particular product: it is a set of ideas - implemented differently by the people behind Linux, the BSDs and Solaris,

October 13, 2006 by

Rupert Goodwins' Diary

HP gets rather too hands on, SCO's secrets revealed, the birth of GooTube and the strange case of Symantec's R&D. And what can possibly go wrong for us on Friday 13th?

February 22, 2006 by

IBM issues subpoenas for tech giants' SCO dealings

The long-running legal battle over claims that IBM's version of Linux violates SCO Group's intellectual property took another twist on Tuesday when IBM sent subpoenas to four other tech players. Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems and BayStar Capital must hand over details of their involvement with SCO, according to the subpoenas, which were filed in US District Court in Utah, where the case between IBM and SCO is being heard.

November 1, 2005 by

Linux vs. Unix

the notion thatLinux isn't Unix and will replace it is the pervasive basisof Red Hat's destructive anti-Sun marketing strategy, the foundation of all kinds of uninformed Wall street behavior, and part of an Orwellian doublespeakresponse to the SCO lawsuit.

August 6, 2004 by

Rupert Goodwins' Diary

Why hide a positive story? PRs with a great tale to tell make Rupert play 'chase the phone call', while those who wish to keep things secret shouldn't post details on the Web...

January 23, 2004 by

Week in review: Copyright fights

The tech world keeps court dockets working overtime as the recording industry sues hundreds of people it can't name, the SCO Group gets tough with a rival, and Microsoft got a little too rough with a teenager.

January 21, 2004 by

Novell CEO paints vision for open source future

Novell CEO Jack Messman took center stage at LinuxWorld on a frigid New York City morning (perfectly fit for a penguin, according to him) to tell thousands of attendees that Novell is committed to ensuring that proprietary and open source software will peacefully co-exist in such a way that benefits the entire open source ecosystem. At one point during his keynote presentation, as though referencing Novell's problems of the past, Messman said, "We won't mess this up.


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