Re: QC: this looks quite kosher, opinions?
Tue, 21 Sep 1999 01:30:15 EDT

In a message dated 9/20/99 21:56:19, wrote:

>In lieu of all of this, Unitel has reduced the minimum investment amount to
>$1000 in order to create a more affordable situation for investors. The
>previous minimum was set at $5K at 1/10 of 1% or 1/2 share. This all boils
>down to the fact that anyone that invests a minimum amount of $1K has a
>chance to gain much profit in the future. After all, the future of
>computing is quantum computing..

As I recall from working in startups, you can't have more than 30 or so shareholders unless you make a formal public offering. 30*$1,000 = $30,000 = What company?

IOW, It's a scam or a joke.

I do hope it's a joke. It's mostly disturbingly slick (Linux + Sun + QC + open source + CCD + (insert buzzword here)). Except:

>The researchers at Keele are developing an NMR scanner that can easily be
>incorporate into existing computer services.

Har, har. Know what a desktop NMR would do to electronics and metals? It's like turning on an industrial electromagnet.