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Re: [newtech-1] programmer convicted of stealing secret GS code

From: Andy
Sent on: Saturday, December 11, 2010 8:51 AM
Way to oversimplify and act as though you assume there are no further details.

I believe he believed the source was derivative work of open source that required publishing. Or so went the argument.

--ab


On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 8:50 AM, Michael Mellinger <[address removed]> wrote:
Why would anyone take open source software from work? ��It's available anytime you need it on the Internet. He could have just downloaded it the first day at his new job.

-Mike
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On Dec 11, 2010, at 6:56 AM, Calin Culianu <[address removed]> wrote:

Here is an article that states that a computer science professor from NYU testified that it wasn't any secret code he stole and just opensource software that he worked on while at Goldman.

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-12-11/ex-goldman-sachs-programmer-found-guilty-of-stealing-secrets.html

If that's true, that's awful.

-Calin





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