[Talk] SCO vs. IBM - the gloves come off...

David Purdue david.purdue at auug.org.au
Wed Jun 18 14:17:08 EST 2003

On Wed, 18 Jun 2003 david.newall at auug.org.au wrote:
> If IBM continue distributing AIX they will do so in clear violation of
> copyright *unless* they, IBM, can prove that SCO's termination of licence
> was faulty.
> IBM's legal team would be remiss if they didn't insist on immediate
> cessation of distribution of AIX.

Indeed, IBM claims that its licence is perpetual and irrevocable, and so
it sees no need to stop shipping AIX.

Add to that - according to today's AFR, SCO has sought a permanent
injunction rather than a temporary one, which means that nothing has to
happen until the injunction is granted, which could take years.


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