RE: [funsec] The importance of paying the vendor
AlexE at sunbelt-software.com
Tue Aug 8 13:40:32 CDT 2006
Wild. These guys are down the street from us.
From: funsec-bounces at linuxbox.org [mailto:funsec-bounces at linuxbox.org]
On Behalf Of Dude VanWinkle
Sent: Tuesday, August 08, 2006 10:31 AM
To: Funsec at Linuxbox. Org
Subject: [funsec] The importance of paying the vendor
Giant Robot Imprisons Parked Cars
The robot that parks cars at the Garden Street Garage in Hoboken, New
Jersey, trapped hundreds of its wards last week for several days. But it
wasn't the technology car owners had to curse, it was the terms of a
The garage is owned by the city; the software, by Robotic Parking of
In the course of a contract dispute, the city of Hoboken had police
escort the Robotic employees from the premises just a few days before
the contract between both parties was set to expire. What the city
didn't understand or perhaps concern itself with, is that they sent the
company packing with its manuals and the intellectual property rights to
the software that made the giant robotic parking structure work.
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