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SCO Gets to Dispose or Abandon or Destroy its Property, including Business Records ~pj
Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, February 21 2013 @ 03:58 PM EST
Give 'em to Groklaw!!!!!!!

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Authored by: Tolerance on Thursday, February 21 2013 @ 03:59 PM EST
The article's phrase 'Special disposal, according to their
wish and inclination' caused me a brain spasm. For some reason
I at first read "inclination" as "incineration" ...

Grumpy old man

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Ten years after
Authored by: BJ on Thursday, February 21 2013 @ 04:22 PM EST
I was 44 and young when I joined!

Maybe us Groklaw old hands should throw a party.
Not that many questions don't remain unanswered.


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How does this affect IBM litigation?
Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, February 21 2013 @ 04:25 PM EST
Curious how SCO can destroy its records when there is still a
live court case pending against IBM. Does this mean dismissal
of that case? Or have I missed something?

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"So, about that "dispose" part... I wonder who gets all the materials?"
Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, February 21 2013 @ 05:04 PM EST
With all due respect, why don't you mind your own business?

Thank you.

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How To Dispose Of Business Records
Authored by: sk43 on Thursday, February 21 2013 @ 05:43 PM EST
TSG has three rental storage units filled with old business records that it needs to clean out. Hmm, sounds like a job that is going to require heavy moving equipment, such as trucks and forklifts, to get all that stuff out of there. Surely TSG has some of those on hand ... oh wait.

Dec 7, 2009, Motion to Approve Certain Procedures for the Sale, Transfer or Abandonment [SCOBK-983]:

"The Trustee anticipates selling various De Minimis Assets to third parties ... because such De Minimis Assets MAY NO LONGER BE NECESSARY for operation of the Debtors' businesses .... Such ... Assets may include ... TRUCKS AND FORKLIFTS ..."

I think we see a pattern - employees and assets are released, but then hired back after it is realized that they are still needed.

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Off topic
Authored by: gfim on Thursday, February 21 2013 @ 05:55 PM EST
Discuss things unrelated to SCO here...


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Authored by: JamesK on Thursday, February 21 2013 @ 06:16 PM EST
Please include item title.

The following program contains immature subject matter.
Viewer discretion is advised.

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So SCO gets a get out of jail free card
Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, February 21 2013 @ 06:24 PM EST
This was the objective of bankruptcy all along.

Ralph started a scam, blew it, and everything after IBM said "see you in
court" has been aiming for this motion to cover his tracks and avoid jail
time for those pesky Lanham Act counterclaims IBM nuked him with.

Well played, Ralph. Here's hoping your next scam plays out in a system that
isn't so easily gamed.

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As a UK citizen this seems insane!
Authored by: TiddlyPom on Friday, February 22 2013 @ 04:52 AM EST
From the Wikipedia article
Bankruptcy fraud is a white-collar crime. While difficult to generalise across jurisdictions, common criminal acts under bankruptcy statutes typically involve concealment of assets, concealment or destruction of documents, conflicts of interest, fraudulent claims, false statements or declarations, and fee fixing or redistribution arrangements. Falsifications on bankruptcy forms often constitute perjury. Multiple filings are not in and of themselves criminal, but they may violate provisions of bankruptcy law. In the U.S., bankruptcy fraud statutes are particularly focused on the mental state of particular actions. Bankruptcy fraud is a federal crime in the United States.
Also see these two references 1 and 2 from

I though that these document had to be preserved through the liquidation of the company!

Support Software Freedom - use GPL licenced software like Linux and LibreOffice instead of proprietary software like Microsoft Windows/Office or Apple OS/X

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SCO Gets to Dispose or Abandon or Destroy its Property, including Business Records ~pj
Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, February 22 2013 @ 08:03 AM EST
'We're still here. SCO? Not so much.'

Love it!

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Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, February 22 2013 @ 10:12 AM EST
Someone should break into their warehouse and scoop up all their old business
documents before they get there to shred them.

...I kid, I kid! Surely all the incriminating stuff was shredded long ago,

...Then again, knowing how inept Darl and his SCO minions turned out to be,
maybe they missed some good stuff ?

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  • Huh? - Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, February 22 2013 @ 12:35 PM EST
  • Gotta get 'em all... - Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, February 22 2013 @ 04:50 PM EST
Darl is still on FaceBook
Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, February 22 2013 @ 07:22 PM EST
He has lot's of friends around the world that still claim to work for SCO. Also many friends that have a lot of money and influence in Utah. Then there is his wife that must be related to former LDS president Spencer Kimball. A lot of former SCO undrels on FB too.

Friend Me!

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