Ownership of Unix copyright headed to trial

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Tue, Aug 25th, 2009 11:54 by capnasty NEWS

SCO chief executive Darl McBride said that the development and distribution of Linux has caused the company's revenues to drop from $250 million a year to $15 million, forcing the company to file for bankruptcy.

"There are 20 million versions of Linux running around the world," McBride said, referring to his estimate of company servers using Linux. "Linux at the end of the day is a knock off of our Unix."

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