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  • SCO Again Returns From Dead, Plans Appeal

    03/31/2016 7:34:40 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 27 replies
    FOSS Force ^ | 30 March 2016 | Staff
    FOSS Force has learned that we shouldn’t write obituaries until we actually see a death certificate. SCO intends to file an appeal over the dismissal of its case against IBM. On Feburary 29, we told you that SCO was “undeniably and reliably dead” after the company signed off on Judge David Nuffer’s dismissal of what remained of its case against IBM. Guess what? We were wrong. The once upon a time Linux and Unix company, which developed and distributed the Caldera GNU/Linux distribution, evidently has not yet been pulled from life support. On Tuesday, the company filed notification that it...
  • Russian General Staff calls SCO to pool efforts against threats from Afghanistan

    10/10/2015 7:25:36 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 5 replies
    Tass ^ | October 08, 2015
    Russian General Staff calls SCO to pool efforts against threats from Afghanistan Military & Defense October 08, 18:54 UTC+3 The emerging military-political situation in Central Asia [ ...] indicate that the SCO member states’ joint efforts to negate the regional security threats [ ...] are badly needed, official said MOSCOW, October 8. /TASS-DEFENSE/. The member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) should pool their efforts in order to prevent the use of Afghanistan as a tool for aggravating the situation in Central Asia, Sergei Istrakov, deputy chief of the Russian General Staff, said at an international conference on Afghanistan...
  • Putin: Russia and China can overcome any difficulty together

    07/08/2015 12:40:06 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 8, 2015 2:14 PM EDT
    Welcoming China’s leader to two summits in a Russian city, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russia and China can overcome their countries’ difficulties by working together. Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping both arrived Wednesday in the Russian city of Ufa for summits of the BRICS trade group and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The BRICS group also includes Brazil, India and South Africa, while the SCO, which also focuses on regional security and political issues as well as economics, includes the former Soviet Central Asian republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Iran, India and Pakistan are observer SCO...
  • China’s growing influence in Central Asia

    10/20/2013 6:07:37 PM PDT · by TexGrill · 3 replies
    Daily Times ^ | 10/21/2013 | Atif Shammim Syed
    The US needs Chinese support in order to keep the post-withdrawal situation in Afghanistan stable. This situation has opened up several prospects for China to increase its influence in Central Asia Last month, the President of China, Xi Jinping, visited four Central Asian countries before attending the 13th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Bishkek. During these visits, Mr Xi discussed plans of mutual cooperation that would bring billions of dollars of investment to the region. The trip is regarded as a Chinese ploy to open up a modern silk road that will serve as the beginning of...
  • Pakistan, India, Afghanistan likely to become SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Org.) members: Zaki

    09/03/2013 8:51:40 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Pakistan, India, Afghanistan and Mongolia are expected to become full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at its next summit, said former Secretary General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Akram Zaki on Wednesday. Speaking at an international conference entitled “SCO’s Role in Regional Stability: Prospect of Its Expansion” organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute here, Akram Zaki said China and the Russian Federation had supported Pakistan, India and other countries’ membership of the SCO. The SCO is a Eurasian political, economic and military organization, which was founded in Shanghai in 2001 replacing the Shanghai Five that came into being...
  • 10 years of defending Linux's legalities: Groklaw

    05/29/2013 11:47:09 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 19 replies
    ZDNet ^ | 28 May 2013 | Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
    Ten years ago, SCO decided to sue IBM and started a series of legal attacks on Linux. Their cases were pathetically weak, but CIOs and CFOs didn't know that. Thanks to paralegal turned legal journalist, Pamela "PJ" Jones and her Website Groklaw, executives who wanted to know what was really what with SCO's multitude of lawsuits soon learned of the FUD behind SCO's claims. SCO and its silent backer Microsoft hope for profits and slowing down Linux's corporate success would come to nothing, and SCO ended up in bankruptcy.  Groklaw: 10 years of defending Linux and open-source legal software rights. Now,...
  • Turkey becomes partner of China, Russia-led security bloc

    04/26/2013 7:10:39 PM PDT · by haffast · 6 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4-26-2013 | Dmitry Solovyov
    ALMATY (Reuters) - NATO member Turkey signed up on Friday to became a "dialogue partner" of a security bloc dominated by China and Russia, and declared that its destiny is in Asia. "This is really a historic day for us," Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said in Kazakhstan's commercial capital Almaty after signing a memorandum of understanding with Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Secretary General Dmitry Mezentsev. "Now, with this choice, Turkey is declaring that our destiny is the same as the destiny of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) countries." China, Russia and four Central Asian nations - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and...
  • China says to offer $10 billion in loans to Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states

    06/06/2012 8:45:10 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 1 replies
    Reuters ^ | Wed Jun 6, 2012 10:21pm EDT | (Reporting by Sui-Lee Wee; Editing by Ken Wills)
    Chinese President Hu Jintao said on Thursday that Beijing will offer $10 billion in loans to the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. The SCO, founded in 2001, includes China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Iran, India, Pakistan and others attend the summits, but not as full members. "China has decided to give to the other member states $10 billion in loans," Hu said in a speech broadcast on state television. He did not elaborate on how the funds would be used. …
  • SCO Loses Again, Original Verdict Upheld

    08/31/2011 5:08:08 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 10 replies
    Internet News ^ | 30 August 2011 | Sean Michael Kerner
    From the 'What? They're Still at It?!' files: I really had thought that we'd heard the last of SCO, which is is why I was surprised today.SCO was defeated again this week, this time it was an appeal (likely the final appeal) in the Novell vs. SCO case over who owns the Unix copyrights. This was the appeal of the verdict issued over year ago that confirmed Novell's ownership.The wheels of justice in the U.S. sure do seem to move in slow motion at times. While this case has been on the appeals docket for such a long time, we...
  • India and USA to protect Vietnam from China

    07/18/2011 10:26:13 PM PDT · by MBT ARJUN · 29 replies
    Vietnam is not alone in a festering territorial dispute with China. In the near future Indian warships will arrive into the South China Sea. This is a group of destroyers CMD (controlled missile defense). But there is more to it: at the end of June there were reports from New Delhi that the Indian Navy intends to settle in the South China Sea for a long time. The Indian side is expected to establish a permanent military presence there. According to the official government version of India, this will help the Navy of India to play a more prominent role...
  • Ahmadinejad's New Friends

    06/15/2011 6:32:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 15, 2011 | Staff
    Threats: The leader of nuke-bound Iran joins Russian and Chinese counterparts at a meeting of a group formed to rival NATO. No wonder Moscow resists U.S. missile defense. Few people have heard of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). But they should be aware of it, especially when it includes Iran, which has observer status, as one of its members. Remember, Iran is a state that has pledged to wipe Israel off the map while developing nukes and the missiles to carry them. The SCO was created in 2001 ostensibly to address the threat of Islamic terror and extremism in Muslim...
  • Ahmadinejad Joins China, Russia Leaders At Summit

    06/15/2011 6:53:12 AM PDT · by edpc · 4 replies · 1+ views
    AFP ^ | 15 June 2011 | Aleks Tapinsh
    ASTANA — Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday joined the Chinese and Russian leaders in a rare encounter at a summit in Kazakhstan, where he launched a new attack on the "slavers and colonisers" of the West. Host Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev urged the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a security group regarded as a NATO rival founded in 2001, to take a more active role in ensuring regional security. But most attention was focused on Ahmadinejad, who was absent from last year's SCO meeting in Tashkent after the UN Security Council agreed sanctions against Iran and was making a rare...
  • Groklaw Articles Ending on May 16th

    04/11/2011 5:07:19 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 11 replies
    Groklaw ^ | 09 April 2011 | Pamela Jones
    I have decided that Groklaw will stop publishing new articles on our anniversary, May 16. I know a lot of you will be unhappy to hear it, so let me briefly explain, because my decision is made and it's firm. In a simple sentence, the reason is this: the crisis SCO initiated over Linux is over, and Linux won. SCO as we knew it is no more. There will be other battles, and there already are, because the same people that propped SCO up are still going to try to destroy Linux, but the battlefield has shifted, and I don't...
  • SCO Appeals. Yes. Them Again.

    07/08/2010 5:24:00 PM PDT · by ShadowAce · 16 replies
    Groklaw ^ | 07 July 2010 | Pamela Jones
    SCO has filed its notice of appeal: 07/07/2010 - 881 - NOTICE OF APPEAL as to 876 Findings of Fact & Conclusions of Law, 878 Judgment, 877 Order on Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law, Order on Motion for New Trial, Memorandum Decision filed by SCO Group. Appeals to the USCA for the 10th Circuit. Filing fee $ 455, receipt number 1088-1150192. (Hatch, Brent) (Entered: 07/07/2010) As you can see, they hope the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will bail them out again:Plaintiff, The SCO Group, Inc., hereby appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the...
  • SCO to Sponsor Next Season of “The Biggest Loser”

    06/14/2010 10:53:55 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 3 replies · 173+ views
    Digital Daily ^ | June 11, 2010 at 9:31 AM PT | John Paczkowski
    “We’re either right or we’re not. If we’re wrong, we deserve people throwing rocks at us.”– Former SCO CEO Darl McBride in 2003*************************************************SCO’s long-running campaign against Linux may have finally been dealt a death blow. Late Thursday, the judge presiding over the company’s legal battle with Novell (NOVL) rejected its request for a new trial and upheld an April jury decision that determined Novell, not SCO, is the rightful owner of key Unix copyrights.“SCO argues that it is entitled to judgment as a matter of law because the ‘verdict cannot be squared with the overwhelming evidence and the law,’” Judge...
  • What the Judge Still Has to Decide in SCO v. Novell - Updated

    04/21/2010 5:25:33 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 11 replies · 402+ views
    Groklaw ^ | 19 April 2010 | Pamela Jones
    We know that the jury in SCO v. Novell decided that SCO didn't get the copyrights in 1995 under the APA or by Amendment 2 or any fusion thereof. That killed SCO's slander of title claim as well. But that isn't the end. There were some issues the parties agreed before the trial which would be decided by Judge Ted Stewart. That has yet to happen. The most important remaining issue is SCO's claim for specific performance. SCO's alternative claim, should it fail to win on the copyright issue, was that even if it were decided that it doesn't get...
  • Novell Wins Again - Jury Rules Copyrights Didn't Go to SCO!

    03/31/2010 6:04:31 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 23 replies · 622+ views
    Groklaw ^ | 30 March 2010 | Pamela Jones
    It's over. The jury has found that the copyrights did not go to SCO under the APA or anything else. The verdict is in. Novell has the news up on their website already, but I heard it from Chris Brown also. Here's the brief Novell statement:Today, the jury in the District Court of Utah trial between SCO Group and Novell issued a verdict. Novell is very pleased with the jury’s decision confirming Novell’s ownership of the Unix copyrights, which SCO had asserted to own in its attack on Linux. Novell remains committed to promoting Linux, including by defending Linux on...
  • US seeks to rally Arabs against Iran's nuclear project

    02/15/2010 10:40:36 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 4 replies · 295+ views ^ | 1/16/2010 |
    President Barack Obama has launched a wave of high-stakes US diplomacy in the Middle East as Washington seeks to ratchet up pressure on Iran over its nuclear program. Obama has enlisted his top deputies in the diplomatic drive to isolate Tehran and impose stricter sanctions on the regime, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, chief military officer Admiral Mike Mullen and senior diplomats travelling to the region this week and Vice President Joe Biden due next month. Clinton signaled the administration's tougher tone during a visit to the Gulf, warning on Monday that Iran was turning into a “military dictatorship”...
  • Russian General: China Is a Potential Enemy

    12/08/2009 12:52:24 PM PST · by neverdem · 25 replies · 1,504+ views ^ | December 08, 2009 | Yevgeny Bendersky
    Newly appointed Chief of Staff of the Russian Land Forces, Lieutenant-General Sergey Skokov, recently made a statement that caused a major sensation across the Russian Federation. Speaking about possible conflicts that Russia may face in the future, he outlined three distinct scenarios: fighting in the "western, southern" and eastern" directions...

    11/03/2009 1:23:40 AM PST · by Cindy · 35 replies · 2,706+ views - INTERNATIONAL NEWS ANALYSIS TODAY ^ | November 3, 2009 | Toby Westerman
    SNIPPET: "Lula and Chavez have established a "strategic relationship," and recently agreed upon a joint Brazilian-Venezuelan oil venture worth billions of dollars. Lula and Chavez have joined with Daniel Ortega, the returned Nicaraguan Marxist dictator, to form an anti-U.S. Latin American military alliance - all with Russian assistance - funded by the region's abundant oil reserves. Brazil is engaged in its own arms build-up and Lula is determined that Brazil will become at least a first-rate regional power. Unfortunately, Lula is establishing Brazil as an anti-American military power by aligning with nations hostile or potentially hostile to the U.S. Lula...