SUN GIVING AWAY $80 MILLION SOURCE CODE
Posted 6 May 1999 00:00:00 UTC
If you do a little digging, you will find that Sun's claims against Mitnick carry no weight at all. They claimed $80 million in damages based on mitnick having solaris source code. If you go to their web site (http://www.sun.com/edu/programs.html) you will find the following:
Sun firmly believes that students and
teachers need access to source code
to enhance their technology learning
experience. Source code is available
for qualified educational institutions.