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NewsForge: S2 'Mystery Man' Anderer Speaks on MS, SCO, and Licensing

Mar 13, 2004, 16:00 (26 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Preimesberger)

"Mike Anderer was the author of the S2-to-SCO Group memo that comprises the 'Halloween X' document that was released to the press by Eric Raymond last week. Anderer, the CEO of S2 and the middleman in the SCO Group's $50 million PIPE transaction of last October 16 contacted us today, and while he is under a non-disclosure agreement and can't say very much about the $50 million PIPE deal, what follows are some of the thoughts he can share.

"I am certain people would like to know what is happening but I cannot talk to you without permission. I will tell you my background is integration and I am OS agnostic; the more there are the better. I will file close to 20 patents this year for companies in many spaces, including homeland security, anti-terrorism, several grid computing and virtual machine patents, and, ironically, I should have one issued in the expiring and disappearing e-mail arena. It was initiated 4-5 yrs ago..."

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