Meet Linux's New Public Enemy No. 1

SCO Group CEO Darl McBride has the open-source community up in arms over his suit against IBM. Here's his side of the story

Darl McBride is a man with a bulls-eye on his back. The CEO of SCO Group, McBride is the target for vitriol and venom from an enraged community of Linux developers. His offense? SCO filed a $1 billion suit against tech behemoth and Linux darling IBM in March. The suit alleges that Big Blue violated licensing agreements with SCO. McBride's company holds the original intellectual-property rights to Unix, the still-popular but fading proprietary operating system used to run powerful corporate networks.

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