Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 29th Jun 2012 22:17 UTC
Legal I stopped following all the patent trolling in the mobile industry months ago because, you know, I have a life, but apparently some big ruling just got handed down in the United States: using three software patents, a patent troll from Cupertino has been given an injunction on Samsung's Galaxy Nexus, imposing a ban on the device. This patent trolling has to stop, blah, blah, we've all been here before. If you need me, I'll be over there on the sofa remembering the good old days when Cupertino was famous for great products, instead of infamous for its patent troll.
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Also hello we know that Google copied Java, even the courts have said that. Because they didn't get punished for it does not make it right.

Did you read what the judge said? His comment was that the code that was copied could have been written in minutes by the judge.
Everything else Google copied was GPL so they did right.
Everyone from Apple down (Microsoft punished for IE even) has been punished at some point for the same thing. Its Googles turn. Pay up!

None of those companies should have paid for idea patents. Idea patents stifle innovation and cost us all a lot of money for nothing in return.

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