Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Oct 2006 17:30 UTC, submitted by JCooper
SCO, Caldera, Unixware A declaration by SCO's backer, BayStar has revealed that the software Giant Microsoft had more links to the anti-Linux bad-boy. The declaration made by from BayStar general partner Larry Goldfarb has turned up as part of IBM's evidence to the court. Goldfarb says that Baystar had been chucking USD 50 million at SCO despite concerns that it had a high cash burn rate. He also claims that former Microsoft senior VP for corporate development and strategy Richard Emerson discussed "a variety of investment structures wherein Microsoft would 'backstop', or guarantee in some way, BayStar's investment". Thanks to The Inq for the summary.
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The real question is.
by cyclops on Mon 9th Oct 2006 19:05 UTC
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Is Baystar going to go after Microsoft. Either Legally or by blackening their name, and stirring up Legal problems elsewhere.

If Microsoft isn't going to make good, through the front or the back door. They had better that there are no more "smoking guns" around.

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