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SCO Does Neat U-turn on GPL

http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=11057 Reader email shows that SCO-Caldera changed their policy about GPL quickly, documents this with quote from SCO website: this material is provided AS-IS and at no charge. [The Inquirer] Making corrections. Sorry connections Linux is only half the story Says Microsoft peddles smut People want less wasteful data centres Extreme unlocking with AMD Overdrive Jeff Bezos goes on hard sale CPU might have a use after all Taiwanese outfit writes $215 million cheque Core i7 plays
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Reader email shows that SCO-Caldera changed their policy about GPL quickly, documents this with quote from SCO website: this material is provided AS-IS and at no charge. [The Inquirer]
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Today's Wall Street Journal quotes SCO outside lawyer Mark Heise saying GPL is preempted by US federal copyright law; GPL license lets software and work derived from it be copied by anyone at no charge. [The Inquirer]
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Some organizations argue SCO shipping a Linux product undermines its current attack on Linux intellectual property underpinnings; SCO says argument baseless; issue spotlights key tenet of GPL governing Linux kernel. [CNET News.com]
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According to Mark Heise of Boies, Schiller, and Flexner; SCO outside law firm, GNU GPL, by which Linux kernel and much other code is licensed, is invalid due to being preempted by US copyright law. Forum comments. [LWN: Linux Weekly News]
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SCO press release says nothing about IBM description of SCO conduct; but instead attacks GPL as, in part, created by Free Software Foundation to supplant current US copyright laws. [PR Newswire]
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