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[News] Permission Granted to Bury SCO for Good

  • Subject: [News] Permission Granted to Bury SCO for Good
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 11:37:17 +0000
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: Netscape / schestowitz.com
  • User-agent: KNode/0.10.4
Novell may proceed to sue SCO says judge

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| A bankruptcy judge has decided that Novell can continue their fight against 
| SCO, granting their request to lift a stay that prevented them from doing 
| such.  


It's time for SCO to face the Novell music

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| When SCO filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, it was widely seen as a move to 
| avoid the final steps in its case with Novell. On Nov. 27, however, the 
| bankruptcy court lifted its stay on the Novell trial, and so the SCO/Novell 
| court case is once again free to proceed.   



SCO Withdraws Asset Sale Motion (Without Prejudice)

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| Wow. SCO has withdrawn its motion, the "emergency" motion, to sell its 
| assets.  


York Proposes to Take Over SCO's Unix/Linux Lawsuits

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| What this amounts to is that, in the event that SCO goes back into 
| bankruptcy. York would get its loan money out of what was left of the company 
| ahead of any and all other debtors and without having to go through the 
| bankruptcy courts.   


Did Microsoft ruin SCO?

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| Which comes to the scenario in mind. Gates approaches McBride and puts forth 
| a proposition that SCO should try and make money out of Linux. He offers to 
| bankroll the operation in a backhanded manner and then steps back to watch 
| the action unfold. His reasoning for doing this? To have a test run before he 
| puts Microsoft through the same paces. Either way he wins.     


Stricken SCO to lay off 16 workers

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| The Lindon-based SCO Group Inc. says it is planning to lay off 16 of its 123 
| employees and has asked a federal bankruptcy court to keep their identities 
| secret because it fears they could be harassed.   


The Goldfarb Declaration - Updated: MS Statement

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| According to the Declaration, Richard Emerson was not the only
| Microsoft employee Goldfarb was dealing with in connection with the
| BayStar investment in SCO. He mentions by name two others, from two
| other departments.


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| "There you have it. At least a third of SCO's entire market
| capitalization, and their entire current cash reserves, is payoffs
| funnelled from Microsoft. Their 10Qs reveal that every other line of
| cash inflow is statistical noise by comparison. The brave new
| SCO source business model is now clear: sue your customers, shill
| for Microsoft, kite your stock, and pray you stay out of jail."


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