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Open season on open source

The open-source movement battles SCO, flaws and even itself. But there is still money to be made.

The open-source movement battles SCO, flaws and even itself. But there is still money to be made.

IBM asks for quick rejection of SCO claims

Big Blue files new motions seeking a summary judgment on SCO's Linux copyright claims, saying the Unix specialist has had time enough to show proof.
May 20, 2004

Open-source group says no to SCO

The Free Software Foundation has vowed to fight portions of a request to release information that could help the SCO Group in its legal battle against Linux.
May 20, 2004

Is Torvalds really the father of Linux?

It's hard to imagine that Linus Torvalds could have launched Linux without directly using earlier operating system work, according to a report that has become controversial even before its scheduled publication.
May 19, 2004

Flaws drill holes in open-source repository

Flaws in two popular source code repository applications could allow attackers to access and corrupt open-source software projects, a security researcher warns.
May 19, 2004

Open-source companies see profit aplenty

Software executives at a panel discussion say there's plenty of money to be made from "free" software.
May 19, 2004

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Red Hat adds legal firepower

Linux seller Red Hat, tangled in a legal wrestling match with the SCO Group, hires a new top lawyer from IBM.
May 17, 2004