« Sony DRM Controversy Continues | Main | Grokster Goes Away (For Now) »

November 7, 2005

SCO Demands Non-Existent Linux Code from IBM

Speaking of stories that never seem to go away, SCO has demanded that IBM turn over documents relating to IBM's contributions to the Linux 2.7 kernel.  The problem is that it doesn't exist.  In fact, there are no plans for a 2.7 kernel.  The protocol for discovery is that SCO is supposed to tell IBM what code in Linux to which they have the rights and how IBM misused it, and IBM is supposed to  provide discovery on the infringing code.  It is hard to believe that David Boies, who prosecuted the Microsoft antitrust trial on behalf of the government, is part of SCO's legal team.

Read the details here on Groklaw.

November 7, 2005 | Permalink

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef00d835219df553ef

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference SCO Demands Non-Existent Linux Code from IBM:

Comments

Post a comment