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Posted on November 26, 2014, 7:14 am
Source: http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-man-who-made-tetris

From Vice,


Because it was made during work hours on a government computer, the Soviet government ​claimed all​ rights both to Tetris and to the untold millions in royalties that eventually rolled in. So, despite his sudden international recognition as a developer, Pajitnov remained essentially a working Joe when he joined up with Rogers and Bullet-Proof, immigrating to America in 1990 on the work visa they sponsored. Six months later, Pajitnov brought his wife, Nina, and sons, Peter and Dmitri, to Bellevue, Washington.


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Comments:
Comment by Alexandra on November 28, 2014, 6:17 pm
bellevue 98004! woot

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