SCO Looking To Ditch Actual Business To Try To Keep Lawsuit Going

from the going-full-on-patent-troll dept

Slashdot points us to the latest in the never-ending saga of SCO trying to claim infringement in Linux. Despite massive setbacks that should have just ended the quixotic campaign, it appears that SCO is looking to sell off its actual businesses in order to keep the lawsuit campaign going. It's amazing that after losing pretty much every aspect of this campaign from the very beginning, that folks at SCO still think it's worth pursuing.

Filed Under: copyright, linux, patents
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  1. identicon
    alternatives(), 13 Jan 2009 @ 6:52am

    Re: Re: I want to see the infringing code

    Really?

    Yes.

    Which clause(s) in the licences did they infringe?

    I'm happy to clear up your ignorance.

    RedHat 5 - Old clause 3
    * 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software
    * must display the following acknowledgement:
    * This product includes software developed by the University of
    * California, Berkeley and its contributors.

    Linux 2.0.36
    Removal of the BSD copyright. You can't remove the copyright and claim its yours.

    AT&T violated the BSD copyright.
    The AT&T VS Berkeley lawsuit settlement.

    Parts of the Linux SATA code was ripped off from BSD.
    Read the charges on /. Went to find it and didn't. But if I had, would it have changed your mind?

    An added bonus:
    http://linux.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/08/29/0241234

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