Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Apr 2012 09:11 UTC
Legal "The man who co-founded Apple - the world's most valuable company - in the garage of Steve Jobs' parents, fears the torrent of intellectual property lawsuits being filed by companies such as Apple, Samsung, Google, HTC and Nokia could prevent future entrepreneurs from treading a path to technology fortune." Well, mr Wozniak, you are, technically, still an Apple employee. Shouldn't be too hard for you to get an audience with mr Cook.
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RE[12]: Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Wed 11th Apr 2012 09:02 UTC in reply to "RE[11]: Comment by MOS6510"
MOS6510
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Well, all companies are scumbags and bigger companies are bigger scumbags. Yes, that does include Apple. But I can understand why they do it or why Microsoft does it.

Google probably won't, because they're not that strong in the patent arena and are in a way very vulnerable as their only real income is advertisement.

As long as companies can make money off patents or use them to better their position they're not likely to stop doing it just to create a better planet.

This does include Google as their search technology is based on a patent they borrowed. If another search engine would use this method and do it well Apple can just flick the switch on the iOS devices costing Google billions of dollars. Then they'd have a much harder time offering "free" services as a method to push other companies out of the market.

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