Contributed by jose on from the scary-but-trie dept.
"(already posted to firstname.lastname@example.org by Jason Dixon on the topic of "The importance of 'Free'dom")Lawyers have recently really messed a bunch of stuff up for various free software projects, including PCI devices , and this is just another threat to things. Obviously I don't know how credible this threat is, but it still can cause damage by scaring away support and tying up resources (money, people, time, etc). Still, people are possibly gunning to cause some damage.
SCO Group has hired high-profile attorney David Boies to see whether Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and versions of BSD infringe on Unix intellectual property the company owns, Chief Executive Darl McBride said Wednesday.
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