For those of you not familiar with the SCO case, they are the company that owns the rights to Unix V, and recently sued IBM over alleged copyright infringement. The allegation is that, when IBM legally had access to Unix code, they illegally included some of that code in Linux. (That's a simplistic version of the story.) Well, a recent announcement has lead many to believe that their next target will be varieties of BSD. Since Mac OS X is BSD-based, this could get nasty. For news on the announcement in question, try these links: http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,4149,1387528,00.asp http://www.newsforge.com/business/03/11/18/1742216.shtml?tid=2&tid=82&tid=85&tid=94 For more in-depth overall legal analysis of SCO-related news, check out: http://www.groklaw.net/ My personal opinion: This is probably all just a stockmarket ploy - pump-n-dump. These lawsuits will go nowhere, and SCO is simply looking for as many new targets to sue as they can, to keep the game going as long as possible. Still, it'll be annoying if Apple gets dragged in to this, because they have better things to spend their time on!