Commodore sold yet again

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Wed Dec 29 19:59:21 2004

On Wed, 29 Dec 2004, William Donzelli wrote:

> > 24 MILLION Euro? FOR WHAT? Commodore means NOTHING commercially anymore.
> > It's a god damn pyramid scheme at this point. Each new owner hoping to
> > find an even more naive buyer than they were.
> Does it? I think it might, now that all the kids that grew up on C64s have
> money.

Bah! The group that you refer to is not worth EU$24 million, plain and
simple. The Commodore brand name is meaningless in the greater
marketplace at this point. Sure you've got a few thousand diehards that
might buy a Commodore MP3 player as a novelty, but what does that net you?

> Anyway, 24 million Euro just isn't that big of a business transaction
> these days.

It is when it's used to purchase dust.

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