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.
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RE[2]: Patent troll?
by majipoor on Wed 18th Apr 2012 08:07 UTC in reply to "RE: Patent troll?"
majipoor
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2009-01-22

Indeed.

It seems you forgot the key point which make the difference between an actual patent troll and a company such as the one you mentioned:

"with no intention to further develop, manufacture or market the patented invention"

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