Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Jul 2011 22:25 UTC, submitted by _txf_
Legal Forbes' Timothy B. Lee has dug up a remarkable piece of history regarding IBM and Sun Microsystems that's an almost one-to-one copy of the situation between Microsoft and Android. Thirty years ago, IBM knocked on Sun's door. We've got some patents, IBM said. Please pay up.
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by bsdero on Thu 28th Jul 2011 14:48 UTC
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This is extortion. Is this punishable?

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