Christie's auction and other computer history events

From: Dwight K. Elvey <>
Date: Fri Feb 18 11:10:32 2005

 From the Germans we stole many of the scientist. We also stole
a few from the British as well. It wasn't just ideas it was
people. We still do it today, just different countries.

>From: "William Donzelli" <>
>> I always thought it was mostly market size. Europe was still
>> fragmented in a lot of trade isolated countries. 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)?
>William Donzelli
Received on Fri Feb 18 2005 - 11:10:32 GMT

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