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Linux This Week: SCO vs Computer Associates

Linux This Week: SCO vs Computer Associates

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March 3

 First End User Lawsuit Filed by SCO

Hard on the heels of the announcement by EV1 Servers that it has bought a licence to use some of SCO's intellectual property on the 11,000 servers it uses to host Web sites, SCO has now announced that it has filed a copyright suit against auto-parts chain AutoZone Inc. AutoZone for allegedly violating SCO's UNIX copyrights by running versions of Linux containing "code, structure, sequence and/or organization from SCO's proprietary UNIX System V code" in violation of SCO's copyrights.


March 3

2nd SCO Suit vs Daimler-Chrysler, No Less

SCO just announced it is filing against Daimler-Chrysler now too for alleged violations of its UNIX software agreement with SCO. The lawsuit will be filed in the Oakland County Circuit Court in the State of Michigan today.


March 5

SCO's Claim re CA "Is Nonsense," Says Computer Associates

Reporting in Linux Business Week, veteran industry reporter Maureen O'Gara says that the claim SCO made earlier this week that CA has become a SCO licensee "is nonsense," in the words of CA senior VP of product development Mark Barrenechea.

 

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