Gerhardf Postpischil of the IBM Mainframe Discussion List
<IBM-MAIN@BAMA.UA.EDU> wrote on 01/09/2008 02:41:34 PM:

> Anton Britz wrote:
> > Is anybody using these tools and is this not unfair business practice..
> > Giving away software in order to KILL other software vendors ?
> Back in the sixties American Management Systems sued IBM for
> giving away free software, mainly CRBE, thus undercutting sales
> of ROSCOE. AMS got a Pyrrhic victory, as IBM used this as an
> excuse to start charging for software that otherwise would have
> been free.
> Gerhard Postpischil
> Bradford, VT

Here is an article by the founder of ADR, the company that sued IBM.

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