Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Oct 2009 14:09 UTC, submitted by Cytor
Hardware, Embedded Systems When Psystar announced it Rebel EFI package, the company was quickly accused of simply taking open source code, repackaging it, and selling it for USD 50. While selling open source code is not a problem, not making the source code available if the license demands it is. Netkas, famous OSX86 hacker, and a Russian site are now claiming they have found the smoking gun.
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RE[6]: Comment by kaiwai
by kristoph on Thu 29th Oct 2009 08:06 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by kaiwai"
kristoph
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2006-01-01

Bzzt. It's actually not illegal (or sleazy or whatever) to backdate stock options. It's just a disclosure issue. When properly disclosed backdated stock options are now treated as discounted stock options by the IRS.

What this has to do with Psystar is beyond me though.

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RE[7]: Comment by kaiwai
by tomcat on Thu 29th Oct 2009 16:56 in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by kaiwai"
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2006-01-06

Bzzt. It's actually not illegal (or sleazy or whatever) to backdate stock options. It's just a disclosure issue. When properly disclosed backdated stock options are now treated as discounted stock options by the IRS.


No duh. Apple didn't disclose. Hence, the illegality.

What this has to do with Psystar is beyond me though.


You might want to try reading the thread.

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