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John McAfee Is The New Snow White: Another Movie In The Works About The Eccentric Software Inventor

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • January 22, 2013 6:00 PM
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What’s less exciting than the prospect of a movie based on the life of the McAfee anti-virus inventor? Well, how about two movies based on the life of the McAfee anti-virus inventor! That might have been a reasonable reaction had these films gone into production a few years ago, but since then a lot more has emerged about the life of John McAfee, and if you don’t know the story, it truly is a fascinating one. After pioneering the first anti-virus software and taking his company public for $80 million in the late eighties, McAfee resigned from the business seven years later to explore other ventures. Those were less than successful, so McAfee eventually retired and moved to Belize, and it’s there that his fascinating story really takes off. It all culminated last year with McAfee fleeing to Guatemala believing the police were out to kill him as they suspected he’d murdered his American expatriate neighbor.

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