SCO Sues DaimlerChrysler, AutoZone Over Linux Copyrights

Law360, New York (March 4, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- Expanding its controversial litigation over rights to the Linux operating system, the SCO Group has filed its first lawsuits against enterprise Linux users, targeting automaker DaimlerChrysler AG and auto parts retailer AutoZone Inc.

SCO filed suit Wednesday against DaimlerChrysler in Oakland County Circuit Court in Michigan, according to the company.

That lawsuit alleges that DaimlerChrysler violated its software licensing agreement with SCO by refusing to provide a requested "certification of compliance" as part of a software audit.

The suit, which seeks undetermined damages, asks the court...
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