A legally informed Web site critical of lawsuits from the SCO Group, Apple, Oracle, and patent trolls shuts down because its founder says e-mail can't be protected from government scrutiny.
SCO's request for a new trial is rejected, and an April decision that deemed Novell the rightful owner of key Unix copyrights is upheld.
Probably not. But we have heard the last from this podcast. In our final edition, we cover the end of SCO's lawsuit with Novell, Conficker lives on after a year, and what won't be available when Apple's iPads get delivered this weekend.
A federal jury concludes that Novell owns the rights to Linux, foiling SCO's plan to seek millions of dollars in licensing fees. But SCO isn't quite done yet.
Novell says it will retain its hard-won copyrights to Unix, though the question of how that plays into Novell's acquisition by Attachmate is still up in the air.
Monarchy, Mercantilism, and Talmudic tech are on the table today. We get a little obscure in our references...at least I do...but Leo and Brian keep us on track talking about the new Sony Reader, and how the Pirate Bay is unkillable. In bad news, SCO is back, and this time it's personal.
An appeals court rules that a judge was hasty in deciding Novell didn't sell Unix copyrights to SCO Group.
Monarchy, mercantilism, and Talmudic tech are on the table today. We get a little obscure in our references...at least I do...but Leo and Brian keep us on track talking about the new Sony Reader, and how the Pirate Bay is unkillable.
Novell cedes its independence after years of struggle to find a new direction. A Microsoft-led group buying 882 Novell patents throws in nearly a quarter of the purchase price.
Court blocks SCO's plan to exit bankruptcy and raise funds for its Unix-related lawsuits against IBM and Novell. Also, the court appoints a trustee to take control of the company.