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Re: [vox] SCO suing IBM over their Linux activity
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Re: [vox] SCO suing IBM over their Linux activity



On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 13:17:06PM -0700, Ricardo Anguiano wrote:
> 
> SCO claims it's efforts to collect Unix licencing fees have made it
> profitable for the first time ever.
> 
> http://www.nytimes.com/2003/05/29/technology/29UNIX.html
> >From NYTimes:
> 
>      A recent campaign of litigation and warnings by a Utah software
>      marketer against companies that use Linux has helped make the
>      company profitable for the first time ever, it said yesterday.
>         
>      [...]
>         
>      There was good news yesterday for SCO, as well. The company
>      reported a quarterly profit of $4.5 million on revenue of $21.4
>      million. SCO said it collected $8.8 million in cash from its new
>      division set up to enforce the company's rights to Unix.

How much exactly was that payment Microsoft just made? (/me smells
something fishy here)
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