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Articles by Paula Rooney
posted in March 2004
The Linux software leader will continue to work with "large-scale" systems integrators but won't have a traditional channel program. Its strategy focuses on the enterprise marketplace.
CA, Questar, a Salt Lake City energy company; and Leggett & Platt, a manufacturing company, signed licenses which SCO says will protect them from potential litigation related to their use of Linux.
SCO confirmed the authenticity of e-mail from a consultant to the company, published by open source advocate Eric Raymond. But it says the consultant was misinformed and the e-mail is inaccurate.
SCO details charges while critics -- including Linus Torvalds and attorneys -- question the validity of the suits.
SCO charges violation of its Unix copyrights, and is seeking injunctive relief to stop AutoZone from using and copying Linux. SCO is also seeking unspecified damages.
The SCO Group says they will announce the filing of a lawsuit against a Linux customer one more day.
An SCO spokesperson says that speculation of the SCO-Novell copyright dispute halting a Linux customer lawsuit will be proven wrong.