Worldcomm/UUNet makes a bid for MCI and BROOKS Fiber

Steve Mansfield steve at
Wed Oct 1 15:00:55 UTC 1997

> Doesn't Bill Gates own some portion of the WC conglomerate?
> It sures smells like a BG thing.
> Microsquish owns the desktop/Servers and WC owns the Internet/
> Telecommunications, and Bill owns them both?  Thrills, gotta
> love the advances we would see then, mainly in price....

He used to own a sizeable chunk of UUNET, back before they got bought by
MFS and then Worldcom.  His chunk these days probably isn't so sizeable any

Steve Mansfield				 steve at
NorthWestNet Network Engineer	         425-649-7467

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