Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Sep 2011 23:33 UTC
Legal Ah, so that's what Google's masterplan is regarding the defense of Android against the patent trolls. HTC has just launched a few more defensive patent lawsuits against Apple, and while that's by far no longer newsworthy, it is this one time. You see, HTC is suing Apple over 9 patents that have only very recently been transferred (namely, a week ago) from Google to HTC. The patents come from Palm, Motorola, and others. This means Google is giving away its patents to Android device makers. Nice of them.
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As long as the US government is allowing companies to sue each other over nonsense, and as long as there is the potential for money to be made while doing so, I suspect we will continue to see such lawsuits.

Software patents are written by lawyers for lawyers, anyway. They certainly aren't written for programmers...

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