Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 3rd Aug 2011 21:22 UTC
Google This I didn't expect. While we've had individual people high up Google's chain of command speak out, there wasn't yet any form of official response to the patent shenanigans surrounding Android. For the first time, the company has posted on the official Google Blog about the issue, and the company is clear. Several companies, including Apple, Microsoft, and Oracle, are working together to attack Android through patents. Google is not going to sit back and take it, though. Update: Stuff just got real. Popcorn! Or better yet, coffee!
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nicholasj
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2008-12-10

They encouraged Apple to open source Webkit and then Google says hey we got this great new browser...


Tired and fallacious argument. WebKit was forked from the LGPL-licensed KHTML component from the KDE project. Apple had a moral (if not legal, IANAL) responsibility to contribute their improvements back. You can tell when comment authors haven't been around on OSNews for long.

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