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[Discuss] SCO's Motion To Reopen the Case Is Denied with a Bonk on the Head

This is the case that never ends;
It just goes on and on, my friends....

On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 8:59 AM, Jerry Feldman <gaf at> wrote:

> SCO has been in chapter 7 for a while now, but they have been trying to
> open their case against IBM:**article.php?story=**
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> For those who don't remember this case, The SCO Group is a company founded
> by Glenn Noorda, who also founded Novell. The SCO lawsuits were a method
> where SCO was trying to assert that they owned Unix, and were also
> asserting that the owned Linuxbecause there was some Unix code Linux. The
> SCO vs. IBM was the original case that started this. All court cases were
> placed on stay when SCO filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Eventually, the
> courts allowed the SCO vs. Novell proceed, and Novell was able to prove
> that it owned the rights to Unix, not SCO. For historical purposes, The
> Santa Cruz Operation was a company that specialized in desktop PC Unix
> systems. They sold their Unix division to Caldera (a Linux distro company)
> who renamed itself "The SCO Group". The reason I am posting this is that
> has SCO been successful in court, they could have jeopardized Linux. PJ
> (Groklaw) states: 'Surely SCO's "We Own Linux" scam must be in the top ten
> scams in history, not just in Utah.'
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