SCO v IBM - SCO's case against IBM
November 12, 2003 - Jed Boal from Eyewitness News KSL 5 TV provides an overview on SCO's case against IBM. Darl McBride, SCO's president and CEO, talks about the lawsuit's impact and attacks. Jason Holt, Linux user, talks about the benefits of code availability and the merits of the SCO vs IBM lawsuit.
In early 2003, SCO filed a lawsuit against IBM for misappropriation of trade secrets, tortious interference, unfair competition and breach of contract. The complaint alleges that IBM made concentrated efforts to improperly destroy the economic value of UNIX, particularly UNIX on Intel, to benefit IBM's Linux business. See SCO v IBM.