[TriLUG] SCO and what I'd like to see..
clists at perrin.socsci.unc.edu
Wed Aug 6 12:10:04 EDT 2003
Interesting idea. Sounds like it could be a good assignment for some law
students - anybody know a professor at UNC or Duke law?
Andrew J Perrin - http://www.unc.edu/~aperrin
Assistant Professor of Sociology, U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
clists at perrin.socsci.unc.edu * andrew_perrin (at) unc.edu
On Wed, 6 Aug 2003, Greg Brown wrote:
> ..and no, it's not McBride burning in effigy (though that does sound
> like a good idea). No, what I'd like to see is a one page document
> written up by a lawyer detailing EXACTLY why anyone should not, as a
> company or end user running Linux, be afraid of this lawsuit. I DO NOT
> WANT ONE SINGLE COMPANY to pay squat to SCO in license fees. I DO NOT
> ONE SIGNLE COMPANY to be lied to by M$ saying how wincrap is now "less
> expensive" than Linux and how running Windows would indemnify one from
> legal action without a single page, easy to understand document
> detailing why this is all a load of crap.
> A good start for that $1 million RH pledged is to get a one sheet legal
> paper prepared by INDEPENDENT lawyers (or a lawyer specializing in IP)
> covering all 50 states detailing exactly why this case is BS. It has
> to be one sheet and it has to be easy to read and understand and it has
> to have a URL pointing back to a web portal (and I hate that term)
> detailing exactly why the case in BS, why they shouldn't license, and
> why they shouldn't believe any of the SCO or M$ FUD surrounding this
> That's my wish list.
> I know that someday I would regret the decision not to continue on to
> law school. I guess that day has arrived. Honestly I don't know what
> I would do with a JD if I had one, though I would think I would know
> EXACTLY how far I could push this civil disobedience issue before I
> actually broke a law.
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