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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Reports say SCO may have violated GNU General Public License, GPL; eWeek says parts of Linux kernel code were copied into Unix System V source tree by former or current SCO employees. [The Inquirer]

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]

CEO issues another open letter; challenges legal status of GPL with what SCO says are legal precedents that will terminate the idea of copyleft. [SCO]

Eben Moglen, Professor of Law, Columbia University, FSF pro bono general counsel for last decade, says no need to fear GPL being tested in US Court, astonished by latest SCO legal tactic to reject GPL validity. [The Register]

Open letter by CEO Darl McBride gives view on key issue of US copyright law versus GNU GPL; warns that current legal controversies will rage for at least another 18 months, until original case against IBM goes to trial. [eWeek]

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