Darl Buys (Not Licenses) SCO's Mobility Assets for $100,000 - Updated
Apr 08, 2010, 12:02 (1 Talkback[s])
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"First word from the bankruptcy hearing today on Darl McBride's
offer to buy SCO's mobility assets. Groklaw's UD has this quick
report, with more to come later: Just got out of the SCO BK hearing
a little bit ago and thought I'd send a quick update for you.
"The sale of the mobility business to Darl was approved, but he
ended up paying $100,000 for it instead of the original $35,000
because there was a second bidder that responded to the sale ad in
the newspaper. They had an auction this past Monday with a minimum
bid of $100,000 for the outright sale of the assets. Darl bid, the
other party didn't. The judge approved the sale.
"More a little later when I don't have to type on my
"Update: Note that this was a *sale*, including the IP, not Darl
licensing it, as originally proposed. Is there a word for the
opposite of bait and switch?"