Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Mar 2013 23:16 UTC
Google This. This is what we need. These are the kind of steps from which we all benefit. Google has just announced the Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge: the company promises not to sue any users, distributors, or developers of open source products based on the patents it owns (unless first attacked).
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RE[3]: Bad guys - Google
by WereCatf on Fri 29th Mar 2013 10:44 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Bad guys - Google"
WereCatf
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The problem is that they are releasing the said product for free, and the development is funded by income made using their other services where they have a market size advantage (which is an abuse). Doesn't seems to me as fair competition.


You clearly have no idea how naive that makes you sound. Are you seriously saying that Google should comb through every single god damn app on the whole planet and not release anything for free if some other app/game that is not free has a similar feature? Would YOU be prepared to do that?

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