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Submission + - SCO Wanted To Gag Torvalds

An anonymous reader writes: Documents filed by IBM on Friday contain a copy of a letter from SCO to IBM's lawyers which state that they tried to keep Linus Torvalds from making disparaging public statements about SCO. The company also tried to silence Eben Moglen, a Columbia University professor who, until this month, was a director of the Free Software Foundation, and Eric Raymond, a controversial open-source advocate, saying they claimed to be IBM consultants.

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