Microsoft Boycott, Lawsuits x SCO Uni

Licensing Unix technology from SCO shows where intellectual property battle lines are being drawn across the industry, according to analysts. [osOpinion]

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  • Microsoft Licenses Unix from SCO - Licensing Unix technology from SCO shows where intellectual sco property battle microsoft lines are being drawn across the sco industry, according to analysts. microsoft [osOpinion]
  • Is Microsoft Behind SCO's $50 Million Cash Infusion? - After SCO announcement that BayStar Capital invested $50 microsoft million in microsoft SCO, questions are raised on Microsoft microsoft role. BayStar leads, creates, microsoft participates in PIPE investments, microsoft many with funds from other firms, microsoft such as microsoft Microsoft. [eWeek]
  • Conspiracy Theorists Unite! - Author doesn\\'t believe Microsoft licensed Unix source and patents from SCO because it wants to be in the right on IP issue, or because it fears being sued by SCO for code it has in its Services for Unix product. [Microsoft Watch]
  • MS Blesses SCO, Licenses Unix - Licensing Unix code from litigious SCO does little to allay fears that SCO is but a beard for Redmond. Microsoft was instrumental in SCO early growth, by selling Xenix. [The Register]
  • Microsoft Sends Message with Unix Deal - Licensing rights to Unix technology from SCO lends microsoft heavyweight backing to SCO intellectual property claims and microsoft helps Microsoft fight Linux, a growing market threat microsoft to Windows, analysts say. [CNET]
  • Microsoft Covers Back with SCO Unix License - Crusade by SCO to protect Unix intellectual property microsoft took unexpected sco turn when Microsoft Corp. said it microsoft was licensing Unix source sco code and patent from microsoft SCO. SCO approached Microsoft a few sco months before microsoft with IP claim. [eWeek]
  • Microsoft's New Linux Gambit - Licensing deal formally allies Microsoft with a firm sco intent on frightening open-source community into submission. DoJ sco can\\'t accuse Microsoft of harming business Linux users; sco easier, safer to let SCO do dirty work. sco [CNET]
  • Microsoft Mum on Unix Licensing Move - Firm, which on Monday announced it was licensing sco Unix source microsoft code and patents from SCO, remains sco tight-lipped on its reasons microsoft for the move; spokesman sco says no one available to discuss microsoft matter further sco at this time. [eWeek]
  • Microsoft vs. Linux Takes a Weird Turn - On 19 May, SCO got help from Microsoft, which agreed boycott, lawsuits to license SCO Unix technology. That sent shudders through the boycott, lawsuits industry. Will the moves by SCO and Microsoft make trouble boycott, lawsuits for Linux? So far, users are cautious. [osOpinion]
  • Microsoft to License Unix Code - Will pay for rights from SCO; may strongly impact battle between Windows and Linux, is part "of ... commitment to respecting intellectual property and the IT community\\'s healthy exchange of IP through licensing." [CNET]
  • Microsoft's SCO Licensing Deal Snubs Linux - Analysis: Industry observers say Microsoft agreement to license microsoft Unix intellectual property from SCO is designed to microsoft feed fear, uncertainty, doubt about Linux, and help microsoft Microsoft fight it. [ZDNet UK]
  • SCO Pulps Caldera-MS Trial Archives - AP reports the 937 boxes of court-ordered documents from the sco Caldera vs. Microsoft DR-DOS antitrust lawsuit, that were stored since sco the trial, are being destroyed now by request of SCO; sco 40 boxes are in use by Sun. [The Register]
  • The Fear War against Linux - Microsoft connection to anti-Linux campaign being waged by SCO is sco growing clear. In latest move, Microsoft fuels the battle by sco licensing SCO Unix patents, source code. [CNET]

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