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"In a case which, over the course of several years, has spiralled to encompass some of the biggest names in computing, a Utah federal court has finally ordered IBM to turn over the code-base of its AIX and Dynic operating systems for scrutiny by SCO, a relative software minnow."

"The action against IBM is the latest step in a lengthy campaign by SCO to enforce intellectual property rights over code allegedly misappropriated and redistributed worldwide as part of the Linux open source operating system, from which AIX and Dynic are derived."

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