Christie's auction and other computer history events

From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Fri Feb 18 00:44:19 2005

On Thu, 17 Feb 2005, William Donzelli wrote:

>> Still, the US
>> stole about as much as they could from both the Germans and the
>> British technologies.

> I don't think you can really use the word "stole", because everyone steals
> ideas. Why did the Europeans not steal back (or do so inneffectively)?

Oh I agree with you 100% -- short of the occasional (I hope)
industrial espionage :-)

Though umm transporting von Braun and a bunch of V2 booty (and
overlooking the dead slaves at Peenemunde) to White Sands... is a
little let's say ethically gray.
Received on Fri Feb 18 2005 - 00:44:19 GMT

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