What's funniest is that the code was double-licensed, both GPL (v2) and BSD.
The (non-L)GPL license would have forced them to GPL the rest of their code. But the BSD has no such restrictions - just the requirement that they leave the notice in to give credit and maintain copyright notification.
So there was no NEED to file off the serial numbers.
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"Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job."
That means: For each job "created or saved" about five were destroyed.
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