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
Companies: sco


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  1. identicon
    alternatives(), 12 Jan 2009 @ 8:26pm

    I want to see the infringing code

    RedHat 5 infringed on the BSD license with the lpr/lpd system.
    Linux kernel 2.0.36 violated copyright law with code taken from FreeBSD in the network stack.
    Virgin violated the GPL with their netplayer.
    AT&T violated the BSD copyright.
    Other claims:
    G4L ripped off G4U.
    Parts of the Linux SATA code was ripped off from BSD.

    Is there code in Linux in violation of some IP law - would not shock me. History *DOES* have the Linux kernel in IP law violation, Linux vendors in violation of IP law, and GNU/Linux being IP Violated.
    Is that violation with 4 billion - that *WOULD* be a shocker. I'd love to see Darl get $1 and no court costs.

    But - SCO has never shown the lines of code that are in violation have they? I'd like to see the trial so these lines can be seen.

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