Tim et al., <stuff about SGI business model and users snipped> > That's my logic. If free market economics was allowed to > have its way, everyone would be right and SGI would collapse > almost immediately. But they have powerful friends. With respect Tim, this *is* free market economics isn't it? NSA and GCHQ are buyers just like everyone else and they are prepared to pay the asking price, wether that be direct costs or indirect 'support'. Later, Andy ------------- Yada, yada, yada... The information contained in this e-mail (including any attachments) is confidential and is intended for the use of the addressee only. The opinions expressed within this e-mail (including any attachments) are the opinions of the sender and do not necessarily constitute those of Roslin Institute (Edinburgh) ("the Institute") unless specifically stated by a sender who is duly authorised to do so on behalf of the Institute.