BBC Article about Linux SCO and Copyrights - BBC calls for statements

Robert Michel news at
Fri Aug 29 15:07:50 UTC 2003

Salve FSF-Europe,
I don`t want to  bother you with SCO, but BBC is calling for comments, 
& maybe some of you like to answer to this BBC article:

BBC Technologie
Friday, 29 August, 2003, 13:43 GMT 14:43 UK  
Linux community told to 'get real'

The Linux community should come down from the moral high ground, says 
technology analyst Bill Thompson

"Linux is a great operating system, and free software is a vital alternative 
to the buggy systems sold by Microsoft and other large companies. 
It is not perfect though, and it is not immune from copyright law just because 
it is morally superior. 
The Linux community needs to accept that this could be a real problem, and put 
processes in place to make sure it cannot happen instead of simply dismissing 
all criticism as unfounded. "

This statement is quite OK, but who is Bill Thompson? This BBC article sugesst 
that SCO has a Copyright - BTW SCOX is over 14$ high again.

"Should the Linux community get off their high-horses and face the realities 
of copyright? 
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