Perhaps some FoRKers can suggest what Mr. Zimmerman's board should have
done instead? To paraphrase a cyphernomicon: "Don't get mad,
get even. Sell code."
My understanding is that despite "four million users in 50 countries",
PGP, Inc. did not have appreciable revenue, and after one has run in
the red long enough, it can be very difficult to find financing.
I should think Cypherpunks would be happy to observe the rather lopsided
balance of power between politics and economics that this acquisition