Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 16th Sep 2012 16:53 UTC
Google There's a bit of a story going on between Google, Acer, and Alibaba, a Chinese mobile operating system vendor. Acer wanted to ship a device with Alibaba's operating system, but Google asked them not to, and Acer complied. The reason is that Acer is a member of the Open Handset Alliance, which prohibits the promotion of non-standard Android implementations - exactly what Alibaba is shipping. On top of that, Alibaba's application store hosts pirated Android applications, including ones from Google.
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RE[4]: Comment by clasqm
by jared_wilkes on Tue 18th Sep 2012 02:05 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by clasqm"
jared_wilkes
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2011-04-25

The problem with this is that I'm not aware of any circumstance where Google has demanded Apple grant them license to anything... Are you? If there was such an example - you would think that it would have been mentioned in the article. But it wasn't... I wonder why?


Because he has discussed it numerous times and is a running meme over many posts. See here:

http://www.fosspatents.com/2012/07/in-lobbying-and-litigation-googl...

and for non-Mueller sourcing see here:
http://allthingsd.com/20120720/google-claims-popularity-has-made-so...

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