Arik Hesseldahl

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Two More Proxy Firms Back the $24.4 Billion Dell Buyout Plan

And if you haven’t had enough news on the Dell buyout front, there’s this: Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis has weighed in on the $24.4 billion leveraged buyout proposed by Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake. According to a news release from Dell, the firm recommended that shareholders vote for the proposal, echoing the view of Institutional Shareholder Services, which did the same this morning. A third firm, Egan Jones, backed it today as well.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik