Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Oct 2011 20:45 UTC, submitted by danbuter
Legal Fascinating infographic on the all the patent stuff going on in the mobile world today. Another infographic summarises the patent lawsuits between Apple and Samsung specifically (via). On a sidenote, what's the deal with infographics these days? Did someone decide they were cool without telling me?
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by WorknMan on Wed 5th Oct 2011 21:56 UTC
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I can think of a few words to describe these patent lawsuits and anything having to do with them, but fascinating is not one of them.

Anyway, as to why I'm posting ...

I wanted to ask Thom - what exactly do you hope to accomplish by posting all of this patent stuff? I'm sure that the majority of the readers on this site agree with your position, and the rest of us couldn't be bothered to care.

I'm guessing you hope these sorts of articles on this site (and others) will inspire Americans to elect new officials that will put into place some patent reforms, but surely you must know by now that any potential candidates we have to choose from are bought and paid for already. So, as Rambo so eloquently put it in his last movie, unless you're coming with weapons, you ain't changing nothin'. Thus, do you advocate a violent revolution? And if not, what the f**k do you suggest? I mean, there HAS to be a reason why you keep boring us with this crap.

Edited 2011-10-05 21:57 UTC

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