Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Jul 2011 23:52 UTC
Legal "App developers are withdrawing their products for sale from the US versions of Apple's App Store and Google's Android Market for fear of being sued by companies which own software patents - just as a Mumbai-based company has made a wide-ranging claim against Microsoft, Apple, Google, Yahoo and a number of other companies over Twitter-style feeds, for which it claims it has applied for a patent."
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RE: Comment by Jennimc
by Thom_Holwerda on Sat 16th Jul 2011 00:06 UTC in reply to "Comment by Jennimc"
Thom_Holwerda
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2005-06-29

Thank goodness Thom is here to preach against patents every hour. We might actually have to read tech news otherwise.


Software patents are the biggest threat to independent developers and competition today. This has just as much place in technology news - if not more so - than news stories about Microsoft's unfair practices back in the day.

You are free not to read any of this. However, your waterfall of comments seem to imply that you are actually quite interested in this subject, too.

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