For a while, all those stories that Skype investors in general, and Silver Lake in particular, were firing senior executives just before the company is sold to Microsoft so that they don??t get their full share of the proceeds from the sale just seemed pretty evil.
I now think it??s downright evil, and destroys the balance of trust on which Silicon Valley has been built. What??s more, I simply don??t believe that Skype did all of this itself, wit