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Document shows SCO prepped lawsuit against BofA

The company, which claims that parts of Unix have been illegally put into Linux, confirms it has landed three licensees including CA. Plus: BoA was considered for first lawsuits.

The SCO Group, which claims that elements of Unix have been illegally incorporated into Linux, confirms it has landed three licensees--including Computer Associates--as details emerge of a mulled lawsuit against Bank of America and of an e-mail that connects Microsoft to investments in the Linux company.

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Darl McBride, CEO, SCO Group

Hidden text shows SCO prepped lawsuit against BofA

exclusive The company filed lawsuits this week against AutoZone and DaimlerChrysler, but it also has focused on Bank of America, as revealed by "invisible ink" in a document seen by CNET News.com.
March 4, 2004

Computer Associates, others sign SCO licenses

SCO confirms that three more companies--Computer Associates, Leggett & Platt, and Questar--have obtained licenses for its intellectual property, allowing them to run Linux without fear of legal action.
March 4, 2004

SCO: Leaked e-mail a 'misunderstanding'

The embattled Unix company says the author of a memo that connects Microsoft to $86 million in investments in SCO was mistaken.
March 4, 2004

Torvalds, Linux users unfazed by SCO suits

The SCO Group's lawsuits against two Linux users sends ripples through the Linux universe, but not much in the way of fear.
March 3, 2004

SCO suits target two big Linux users

update The software company is aiming lawsuits at car parts retailer AutoZone and automaker DaimlerChrysler.
March 3, 2004

Court orders SCO to show more code

The SCO Group is told to specify what code in Linux infringes on its intellectual property, giving momentum to its legal tug-of-war with IBM over the open-source software.
March 3, 2004

Seeking 'certainty,' CEO signs SCO Linux license

The chief of Web site hosting company EV1Servers.net says it was important "to remove uncertainty and deliver stability and reliability to customers." But then there's the negative publicity.
March 1, 2004

Survey: Linux programmers yawn at SCO

A new study finds that 73 percent of Linux programmers believe the SCO Group's legal attacks on the operating system lack merit. Respondents also weighed in on other Linux issues.
March 1, 2004

SCO identifies Linux licensee

EV1Servers.net signs a deal that will let it run thousands of Linux servers without facing legal consequences from SCO. Other licensees are keeping mum.
March 1, 2004