Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th May 2012 09:38 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless So, the new HTC phones are facing delays in the US, and they now ship with a slightly modified US-specific Android build which removes data tapping and sports an altered app associations screen to avoid Apple's patents. This is step one. Step two is companies avoiding the litigious and anti-consumer messes that are the US and German markets altogether. Clearly, IP laws are working to the benefit of the consumer and the market as a whole. Great work guys.
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Patents, booo
by bowkota on Fri 18th May 2012 07:38 UTC
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Many of us would like to see patents go.

Unfortunately the probability of this happening is very low as it is a very complex matter.

The complexity of the whole system though doesn't guarantee that a world without patents will be inherently better.

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