Papermaster countersues. IBM to pay up 3 million bucks.
What a dramatic tug-of-war of interstate proportions! If you have been following the misadventures of Mark Papermaster, PowerPC geek and super manager, you might have been feeling a bit uneasy about the repercussions to all technical professionals. If the injustice system rules for IBM, the precedent might make all technical professionals indentured property of the members of the board, a mere piece of furniture in their inventory. Luckily, the New York judges saw the light and had no other choice but to rule that you can't own a nerd, only rent it.
The guy deserves a ride on the iGulfstream V.
Yeah, here's the link.