Growth of radicalism within Open Source – SCO under attack again

 The main SCO Group web site (sco.com) has been intermittently accessible on Tuesday and Wednesday, having been down on Monday, displaying characteristic patterns seen during a protracted Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Several related domains have also been off- and on-line over the last 72 hours.

The SCO Group is at odds with parts of the Open Source community and is demonised regularly by some members within that global fraternity. SCO affirms that source code used in the Linux kernel violates its intellectual property rights, which it owns through Unix.

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