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Tough time ahead for Linux?

| Software News | Posted: May 15, 2003 10:00 pm


The SCO Group (formerly Caldera), the owner of the UNIX operating system, has issued this press release warning that Linux is an unauthorized derivative of UNIX and that legal liability for the use of Linux may extend to commercial users. SCO issued this alert based on its findings of illegal inclusions of SCO UNIX intellectual property in Linux. The company also indicated that until the attendant risks with Linux are better understood and properly resolved, the company will suspend all of its future sales of the Linux operating system.

 

Read the full press release @ SCO Group

 

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