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In a buyout, always be sensitive to situations where promises of status quo come from someone who is not in control of the situation.

Quite common for new owners to let old employees make promises they can’t keep and then make them disappear and change plans.


Not saying that Microsoft has a plan to 'embrace extend extinguish', but if they did, this is how they would go about it.

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