Tuesday, January 20, 2004

Spike's new "McBride"

According to the BBC,  Linux users in Europe  who do not buy one of SCO's licences to use Linux could end up in court as the Linden, UT company expands its shakedown worldwide. Of course, the company still hasn't demonstrated that it owns anything needing to be licensed. As I've said before, this is extortion - its the mob's "protection racket" dressed up in high tech clothes. Germany forced SCO to withdraw unfounded accusations last fall. Let's hope some prosecutor looking for publicity (or just wanting to do what's right), steps up and demands that SCO either demonstrate ownership or cease & desist with the threats - or brings criminal charges. Darl McBride has a great name for an inmate... 

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