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Paul the Octopus dies

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This is really (heart)breaking antitrust news. Paul the Octopus died yesterday at the Sea Life Centre in Oberhausen.

This is dramatic news for the competition community: precisely yesterday I saw that the market intelligence company Mlex had very recently referred to Paul as Damien Neven´s replacement (see the great picture above, extracted from the October-December 2010 issue of Mlex magazine).

The aquarium has announced that Paul´s body is in cold storage while decisions are made on “how best to mark his passing”. Paul will be given his own small burial plot and a permanent shrine would be erected in his memory”.  For a modest idea from chillingcompetition as to how Paul could better rest in peace, see here

Written by Alfonso Lamadrid

27 October 2010 at 12:00 am

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  1. Alfonso Lamadrid

    20 January 2011 at 3:44 pm

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