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Re: Worldcomm/UUNet makes a bid for MCI and BROOKS Fiber
- From: Jesse M. Caulfield
- Date: Wed Oct 01 11:36:32 1997
Sizeable? ~17% was rather significant. Anyone know whether Microsoft's
stake was bought out or carried over when UU sold to MFS?
On Wed, 1 Oct 1997, Steve Mansfield wrote:
> > Doesn't Bill Gates own some portion of the WC conglomerate?
> > It sures smells like a BG thing.
> > Microsquish owns the desktop/Servers and WC owns the Internet/
> > Telecommunications, and Bill owns them both? Thrills, gotta
> > love the advances we would see then, mainly in price....
> He used to own a sizeable chunk of UUNET, back before they got bought by
> MFS and then Worldcom. His chunk these days probably isn't so sizeable any
> Steve Mansfield firstname.lastname@example.org
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