Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Jul 2011 14:00 UTC
Microsoft Well, paint me red and call me a girl scout, I totally did not see this one coming at all. This is so utterly surprising it made my brain explode. Hold on to your panties, because this will rock your world. After pressuring several smaller Android vendors into submission (and yes, HTC is still relatively small compared to other players), Microsoft is now moving on to the big one: Redmond is demanding $15 for every Samsung Android device sold. Samsung's choices are simple: pay up, or face another epic lawsuit.
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Hey Thom
by twitterfire on Thu 7th Jul 2011 17:57 UTC
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Now that you have pressured a slew of smaller companies into paying protection money, you have the basis to move on to the bigger fish. These bigger fish could, of course, take you to court - but then, Microsoft can claim the smaller companies validated the patent claims, even though they simply lacked the funds to take this to court.

This is how the amerikan legal system works? In EU (without Great Britain)and most of the world (without Saudi Arabia, Israel and Iran) we have a civilized legal systems.

Roman law not only seems to be much better from a theoretically point of view, but actually is much better than anglo-saxon law.

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