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SCO to Congress: Linux hurts the U.S.
« on: January 23, 2004, 10:17:31 PM »

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In a letter, it called Linux and open-source software a threat to U.S. security..



ANUARY 23, 2004 ( IDG NEWS SERVICE ) - The SCO Group Inc. has taken its fight with the Linux community to Capitol Hill. Earlier this month, the company sent the 535 members of the U.S. Congress a letter that called Linux and open-source software a threat to the security and economy of the U.S., SCO confirmed yesterday.

The letter is dated Jan. 8 and was published on the Internet this week by an open-source lobbying organization called the Open Source and Industry Alliance (OSAIA). It states that the commoditizing influence of open-source software such as the Linux operating system is bad for the U.S. economy and argues that open-source also skirts export controls that govern commercial products...

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english: http://ad.doubleclick.net/adi/idg.us.cpw.os/linux;pos=bottom;sz=728x90;tile=5;ord=23155748?

german: http://www.computerwoche.de/index.cfm?pageid=254&artid=57256

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