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Groklaw: A Bit of the Blarney–or Worse?–About “Lost” Code

“It used to be funny pointing out mistakes in reporters’
stories.

“But when a reporter prints something that isn’t just
misinformed but hurtfully inaccurate, I think it’s more serious. As
you likely know, Maureen O’Gara printed a story about what
allegedly was said in the last court hearing between IBM and SCO.
That, in and of itself, is ethically problematic, to me, since the
court ordered the transcript sealed. The source of her
‘information’ would be whom, would you guess?

“It wouldn’t surprise me if IBM follows up on that aspect of the
matter. I would…”

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