[OT] SCO is Going After End Users
gh at ghaering.de
Tue Jul 22 00:23:28 CEST 2003
Russ Salsbury wrote:
> ComputerWorld says that SCO is going to charge Linux end users a
> license fee for "the opportunity to run Linux legally."
> Lots of companies will pony up.
> I realize that this is OT,
Then please keep it to the appropriate groups. I'm sick and tired of
"news" about SCO's alleged claims.
> but SCO's action strikes at the heart of
> Open Source. Somebody with the right patents can try to tax or shut
> down the rest of us, regardless of the validity of their claims. [...]
That may be so in the US. In Germany, SCO is not allowed to spread their
FUD any further for the time being:
I'm too lazy to find an English translation for you.
Please let's keep this stuff off list. SCO is gaining way too much
attention already. And this is all they want: increase their stock
value/hope to be bought out.
Explicit Reply-To set if you fell you need to discuss this further with
me. Otherwise EOD from my side.
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