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07.26.09

Link Found Between Potential SCO Rescuers and Microsoft

Posted in Courtroom, GNU/Linux, Microsoft, SCO at 3:45 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

“[Microsoft's] Mr. Emerson and I discussed a variety of investment structures wherein Microsoft would ‘backstop,’ or guarantee in some way, BayStar’s investment…. Microsoft assured me that it would in some way guarantee BayStar’s investment in SCO.”

Larry Goldfarb, Baystar, key investor in SCO

Summary: Microsoft hooks up with LNS, which is related to York Capital

GROKLAW has a fascinating new post which nicely relates to last night's roundup. York Capital, one of the possible saviours of SCO, is not so distant from Microsoft after all.

Anyway, right after Groklaw pointed out two days ago that Microsoft Licensing was transferring its claim against SCO in the bankruptcy to an entity called LNS, and that LNS seems to point to HaleGlobal/York Capital, the phone number on one of the links we provided has been changed.

Silly wabbits. You can’t cleanse the Internet. This jig is up, m’hearties. Naturally, we took the precaution of saving snapshots, which I will now show you, along with some more interesting tidbits, like the same building address for LNS and Charles Hale, Managing Director at York Capital.

Great work.

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