[plug] [SCO][link] $US1399 for right to run Linux

Bernd Felsche bernie at innovative.iinet.net.au
Wed Aug 6 14:43:46 WST 2003

On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 02:17:02PM +0800, Tom Hallam wrote:
> FreeBSD is sounding good.  Anyone want to port apt to it?  ;-)

Why would you bother?
Just because of barratry, extortion and fraud that may be committed
against you?

> Kai Jones wrote:
> >"Cleary, it's at a point and time where we are going to take
> >matters into our own hands and move forward. It's time to start
> >marching onward again with our legal claims."
> >In other words, sue someone else because they can and because
> >their share price is going up, Darl's a pr!ck.

> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: Ben Jensz [mailto:plug at jensz.id.au]

> >>"Linux users face a serious question. Is $699 too much to pay
> >>for a good bath?

> >>The $699 scrubbing fee is exactly how much SCO wants for one
> >>CPU's worth of a Linux license, and that's just for the time
> >>being. Come October 15, the single CPU fee jumps to a whopping
> >>$1,399."

> >>http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/53/32187.html
> >>
> >>What a crock...

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