[linux-elitists] SCO drops its bomb

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Mon Jun 16 21:36:24 PDT 2003

on Mon, Jun 16, 2003 at 04:38:35PM -0700, Rick Moen (rick@linuxmafia.com) wrote:
> Quoting Mikael Pawlo (mikael@pawlo.com):
> > It is hardly that easy in any Western jurisdiction.
> ...and moreover happens only if the court grants the requested
> injunction, following plaintiff convincing the court that (1) there's a
> serious cause of action, and that (2) damages alone wouldn't suffice,
> absent defendant (or some third party) also being enjoined from
> continuing whatever he's doing.
> It's my understanding that courts apply a very high burden of proof to
> such motions, often holding an evidentiary hearing on the question, yes?

And, if I'm getting one half or the other of the injunction side right,
posting a bond.

Say, 10% of $1b.  I don't think SCO can come up with $100m in securities
on short notice.  Though I could be wrong on the valuation.



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