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Where does SCO go from here?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Anyone who was surprised by this week’s court decision (Another nail in SCO’s Linux lawsuit coffin) has not been following the history-turned-saga of UNIX all that long.

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Requiem for a legal disaster: a retrospective analysis of SCO v. Novell

http://arstechnica.com

In the aftermath of federal district judge Dale A. Kimball's recent ruling, which determined that Novell, not SCO, is the rightful owner of the UNIX copyrights, the once-mighty proprietary UNIX vendor is on the verge of annihilation.

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Linux Boom Ahead?

http://www.forbes.com

The SCO Group frightened potential business users away from Linux with lawsuits demanding billions in royalties.

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Can Microsoft get its $12 million back from SCO?

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A judge has ruled that SCO doesn’t own the Unix copyright. — SCO’s claim to which was at the crux of its threats against Linux. What does this ruling mean to Microsoft, if anything?

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SCO Shares Plummet In Novell Ruling Aftermath

http://www.informationweek.com

The business software distributor is considering its options in light of a judge's ruling denying its ownership claims on the Unix operating system.

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Darl McBride, where are you?

http://www.itwire.com

Nearly 54 months ago, when the SCO Group launched its legal action against IBM, there were a number of cheerleaders - both SCO personnel and outsiders - who contributed a great deal to the debate.

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Ruling on Novell’s Unix assets bolsters OSS, binds Novell and IBM

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"So Novell really does now finally seem to own the Unix copyrights. Linux finds itself on a high-ground pedestal of long-term, low-risk use (unless Microsoft buys Novell [should have when they could have, eh?]). And IBM and Novell are closer than ever."

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The Future Of Linux Still Dark

http://www.247wallst.com

As The New York Times writes: "The ruling could remove the cloud over open-source software like Linux, an operating system loosely modeled on the proprietary Unix."

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Court Rules: Novell owns the UNIX and UnixWare copyrights! Novell has right to waive!

http://www.groklaw.net

Hot off the presses: Judge Dale Kimball has issued a 102-page ruling [PDF] on the numerous summary judgment motions in SCO v. Novell. Here it is as text. Here is what matters most:

[T]he court concludes that Novell is the owner of the UNIX and UnixWare Copyrights.

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Another twist in SCO v Novell - stipulated delay on objecting to 26(a)(3) lists

http://www.groklaw.net

"There's a stipulated delay on objecting to one another's pretrial lists just filed in SCO v. Novell. Whatever it was that the parties have been arguing about that they hinted to the judge they thought they could work out, well, I guess not."

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Darl McBride: SCO's Prophet and Savior

http://benanzo.blogspot.com

"I was recently perusing through some old podcasts and came across an IT Conversations episode from November of 2003. It featured a speech given by SCO's CEO, Darl McBride, at Jupitermedia's Computer Digital Expo Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 18th, 2003. The speech was titled "There's No Free Lunch...Or Free Linux.""

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An Overview: Where Things Stand in IBM, Novell, and Red Hat

http://www.groklaw.net

I thought it would be useful, judging from some recent confusion in the media, to highlight the latest goings on in all the ongoing cases in the SCO saga all on one page, so everyone can follow the bouncing ball. That will mean some slight repetition for some of us, but it also will make it easier for those who don't follow the SCO saga as intently as we do to grasp the current picture.

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PreTrial Preparations in Novell

http://www.groklaw.net

ovell and SCO have filed a Stipulation Re: Pretrial Schedule [PDF] listing dates for the usual pretrial activities, such as for any motions in limine and for filing proposed jury instructions. Those are what each party hopes the judge will tell the jury, but he doesn't have to. The trial is set for September 17, so those of you who thought it would never happen need to synchronize your watches.

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SCO: We never knowingly released code under the GPL. PJ: Did too.

http://www.groklaw.net

SCO seems to have started something, when, after releasing software under the GPL for years, it now claims it never knowingly did so. As you know, Microsoft has now declared its GPL-virginity as well.

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Santa Cruz to DOJ in '96 & EU in '97: MS forces us to pay royalties forever for their old Xenix code

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Take a look at this with me, please, will you?

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