By John Gideon on 8/17/2007, 6:05pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

In yesterday’s DVN I mentioned that Smartmatic had been looking for a buyer for Sequoia for “over a year.” In fact Smartmatic announced it was looking for a buyer for Sequoia on 22 Dec. 2006 so it has been 8 months. Both Sequoia and ES&S have released statements in an attempt to make lemonade from the lemons served up by Dan Rather’s Report. ...

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