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SCO wants to keep waging legal war after $2.4M asset sale

June 26th, 2009, 09:06 am admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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Only moments before a liquidation hearing earlier this month, SCO dodged the bullet by signing a deal to sell off a portion of its remaining UNIX assets. Some of the specific details of the deal have now been disclosed, including the buyer and the price.

Proprietary UNIX vendor SCO has been swirling around the proverbial toilet bowl on its way to extinction ever since a 2007 court ruling was issued which indicated that the company was not the rightful owner of the original SVRX UNIX copyrights and had no standing to bring copyright infringement lawsuits against Linux users and distributors. The company’s contention that Linux includes UNIX code was also never substantiated, and internal memos from the company have indicated that it was never able to find evidence of such infringement.

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