New York Times article (registration required)
on the SCO suit and its
similarities with a just-settled GPL suit filed by MontaVista against Lineo.
"But in an unpublicized case, one of SCO's former
sister companies, Lineo, has agreed to quietly settle a third party's
accusations that it engaged in the same kind of copyright infringement that
is at the heart of SCO's claim against I.B.M., industry executives who have
been briefed on the matter said.
The case spotlights the behind-the-scenes role of Canopy, an investment
firm formed by Ray Noorda, the founder of Novell and a personal computer
industry pioneer. Canopy is SCO's largest shareholder and formerly
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