ReiserFS for sale

Mr Reiser is accused to have murdered his wife. To pay his lawyer, he wants to sell his company NameSys. I don´t really think, that this will bring a larger amount of money in his pockets. Out of multiple reasons:

This is a disadvantage of a GPL-based open source business model. Someone else can simply take the stuff and make his or her own business out of it. Customer relations are very volatile. Especially when you haven´t a real unique selling point. Good for the linux community, as code maybe lives longer than companies contributing it. But a maybe a major headache for companies.