gregbo (gregbo) wrote,

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Some bad news out of the 'plex on the eve of the IPO. Brian Reid has filed a lawsuit against his former employers, who he claims terminated him based on his age and poor health. He was a principal contributor to AV in its early days, as the director of Digital's Network Systems Lab. They designed the initial AV web serving architecture and also supported its network connectivity.

Brian Reid extended myself and members of the firewall group I was part of at Digital the courtesy of attending NSL group meetings. I appreciated that because I felt more a part of what was going on in the labs. Things like this tend to get ugly (especially for the plaintiff); hopefully things will turn out ok for him.

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