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Old 07-01-2006, 03:21 PM   #1
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LXer: Sco dealt setback in IBM Linux lawsuit


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A U.S. magistrate has struck down many of the SCO Group Inc.'s claims against IBM Corp., saying the Utah company failed to show its intellectual property was misappropriated when Big Blue donated software code to the freely distributed Linux operating system.

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Old 07-02-2006, 01:48 AM   #2
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Excellent article. I especially liked the way the judge explained things. For example:

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Wells likened SCO's stance to a security guard who accuses a shopper of stealing merchandise - and demands the shopper show proof of the theft.

"It would be absurd for an officer to tell the accused that 'you know what you stole; I'm not telling,'" Wells wrote in a 39-page decision signed Wednesday.
 
  


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