Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 22nd Dec 2003 06:43 UTC
SCO, Caldera, Unixware The SCO Group plans to announce Monday that it is escalating its campaign to collect license fees from corporations using the Linux OS, with warning letters to the companies. Supporters of Linux, including IBM and other companies, say that SCO's interpretation of its claim over Linux is exaggerated.
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Liability
by Anonymous on Mon 22nd Dec 2003 17:17 UTC

"no, because then we could just rewrite those files and be done with it."

It doesn't quite work that way. Because if SCO wins, then Linux (probably major Linux vendors) are going to be liable for billions of dollars in damage that previous violations have already done. Simply changing the code isn't going to get them off the hook over the damage they have already done. (If SCO wins).