Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Jul 2012 23:08 UTC
Google Apparently, this is a major victory of the patent system. This, this right here, this is what the patent system has come to. This is the destructive effect it's having on this once beautiful industry. Thanks to trolls like Apple and Microsoft, basic, elemental functionality is being removed from devices people already own.
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by MollyC on Thu 5th Jul 2012 16:12 UTC
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Not sure why Thom drags Microsoft into this, as if Microsoft demanding license fees for patents equates to Apple's demand that competing products be banned altogether. Thom, can you point to ANY device that has been "downgraded" due to Microsoft's patent policy? IF not, then your article hurts its own credibility by being too reckless in its accusations.

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