Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Apr 2012 21:57 UTC, submitted by Drake
Legal Say what you want about Twitter - pointless, annoying, noise, useless - at least the company has its heart in the right place. Twitter just announced the Innovator's Patent Agreement, a promise not use their or their employees' patents offensively. In a world where yesterday's innovators are today's patent trolls - Apple, Microsoft, Oracle - this is a big deal.
Permalink for comment 514623
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: They might change their tune
by cyrilleberger on Wed 18th Apr 2012 07:19 UTC in reply to "They might change their tune"
Member since:

You mean, like Microsoft: (290milions$) (~30milions$)

Those are considered collateral damages, the big companies still gain more from patents than the occasional loss, either by licensing or by locking the market.

Reply Parent Score: 4