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SCO losses mount up, Linux blamed

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The SCO Group, now best known for suing major Linux distributors and Linux users for allegedly infringing its patents, is continuing to lose cash hand over fist.

For the quarter to 31 January, Unix system specialist SCO saw sales fall to $7.34m (£4.3m). In the same quarter last year, the company reported sales of $8.86m.

SCO chief financial officer Bert Young blamed the sales decline on competing Linux systems eating away at SCO’s sales base.

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