Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 29th May 2011 21:29 UTC, submitted by teigetje
Microsoft It turns out that a lot of people haven't been paying attention. Over the weekend, a story about how Microsoft is earning more from HTC's Android devices than from its own Windows Phone 7 sales spread all across the web, with surprised reactions everywhere. Anyone who has been paying attention to Microsoft's recent patent trolling regarding Android could've seen this coming.
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RE: Patent troll?
by JAlexoid on Mon 30th May 2011 10:23 UTC in reply to "Patent troll?"
JAlexoid
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2009-05-19

Nobody is forced to use Microsoft's innovations, merely to pay for the innovations they use.


You haven't really been introduced to the concept of software patents, have you?
In US you can patent anything, even a patented idea. Just have to be careful with the words.
As for "innovation", it's not innovation when any other developer will do the same given same requirements.

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