Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 21st Mar 2011 22:52 UTC, submitted by ephracis
Legal Since competing on merit is looked down upon in the computer and software world, companies in this business usually go for the blindfolded chick with the scale and sword. Up until recently, Microsoft didn't go for the whole patent litigation thing, but now that they've tasted some, they want more. They just sued Barnes & Noble, Foxconn, and Inventec for patent infringement because they use Android.
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RE[2]: Patent Infringement
by tomcat on Tue 22nd Mar 2011 00:16 UTC in reply to "RE: Patent Infringement"
tomcat
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It's HTC's choice to license patents and pass along the cost to you -- because HTC decides where the products are being marketed. Don't like it? Don't buy HTC. It's that simple.

As for money and politics, I could care less who contributes and who doesn't. But if you DON'T contribute, don't pretend that you aren't aware that you don't have a voice.

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