Blogger Daniel Mark Harrison, who authored the error ridden speculation pieces about Google acquiring Sun Microsystems, appears to be covering his tracks.
Passages in which he mentions that Sun chief Scott McNealy "received $10m" in Sun stock have been edited. In two of his earlier posts, he claimed that the transaction was typical pre-merger behaviour and in one of them attributed the information to an anonymous source.
Information about the transaction is in fact publicly available through the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and shows that McNealy exercised stock options. The typical procedure there is to purchase Sun stock and immediately sell them. In McNealy's case, he made and easy $2.9m last February, but nothing close to "typical pre-merger behaviour".
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