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SCO in the News: Facts Update - As Rumors Swirl

SCO in the News: Facts Update - As Rumors Swirl

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.

5 March 2004   §   Maureen O'Gara   §   Reads: 1607   §   Feedback: 15   §   HOT STORY



SCO's Digital Fingerprints Lead to Bank of America

News.com says it saw a Word document of SCO's lawsuit against DaimlerChrysler - the rest of us have pdf versions - that indicated SCO originally intended to sue the Bank of America, an IBM AIX account, but changed its mind for some reason or another on February 18 at 11:10 am when the carmaker was substituted.

5 March 2004   §   Maureen O'Gara   §   Reads: 925   §   Feedback: 1

 

SCO Twist: Does the Nevada District Court Run Linux?

Sometimes a story is so good, writes LinuxWorld Senior Editor James Turner, that you almost don't want to know if it's true or not. Such is the case with the widely reported discovery by UK firm Netcraft that the Nevada District Court, which will hear one of the two SCO lawsuits, itself runs Linux on their Web servers.

4 March 2004   §   James Turner   §   Reads: 1907   §   Feedback: 3   §   HOT STORY



A piece of juicy compromising e-mail written by a SCO consultant to SCOsource VP Chris Sontag and SCO CFO Bob Bench last October suggesting that Microsoft had quietly funneled $86 million to SCO and that it was good for at least $106 million before tapping all possibilities happened to turn up on open source philosopher Eric Raymond's web site Thursday.

5 March 2004   §   Maureen O'Gara   §   Reads: 6930   §   Feedback: 19   §   HOT STORY

 

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