Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd May 2012 11:46 UTC
Legal "Motorola Mobility has been granted an injunction against the distribution of key Microsoft products in Germany. The sales ban covers the Xbox 360 games console, Windows 7 system software, Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player. It follows a ruling that Microsoft had infringed two patents necessary to offer H.264 video coding and playback." But... But... The MPEG-LA, Apple, and Microsoft have been lying to us all this time about the safety of using H264 over WebM, with their supporters blindly parroting the party line? This surprises me greatly and deeply, and I dare say I have not seen this coming at all. Not at all. No sir. Not at all.
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RE[12]: Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Wed 2nd May 2012 20:42 UTC in reply to "RE[11]: Comment by MOS6510"
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I have never killed anyone. In fact I am the dude in the swimming pool that saves drowning insects, I remove snails from the pavement and capture mosquitos alive to put them outside. When I walk or do some running I always look down to avoid stepping on lower lifeforms.

I was brief in my previous reply, because I was and still am typing on my iPhone, which isn't very motivating to type long texts, nor does it do spell checking in Safari which exposes English not being my native language.

But I'm not black and white as you suggest. I am in my patent troll definition in order to make a clear difference between true patent trolls and patent abusers. Why you think a company abuses its patents is something you can motivate in each case, as most cases differ in either the grand scheme or in details.

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