Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Aug 2010 01:32 UTC, submitted by JeremyPoulson
Legal I'm supposed to be asleep right now, but this news kind of hit me like a ton of bricks: Oracle is suing Google over its Android mobile operating system, claiming it infringes on its patented Java technology. Not a good week to be Google, is it?
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RE[6]: Oracle - New Villain?
by ahmetaa on Fri 13th Aug 2010 06:23 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Oracle - New Villain?"
ahmetaa
Member since:
2005-07-06

MS did sue HTC possibly using Linux related patents.
That is real too.

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RE[7]: Oracle - New Villain?
by vivainio on Fri 13th Aug 2010 06:30 in reply to "RE[6]: Oracle - New Villain?"
vivainio Member since:
2008-12-26

MS did sue HTC possibly using Linux related patents.
That is real too.

Link please.

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RE[8]: Oracle - New Villain?
by TheGZeus on Fri 13th Aug 2010 10:38 in reply to "RE[7]: Oracle - New Villain?"
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2010-05-19
RE[8]: Oracle - New Villain?
by shotsman on Fri 13th Aug 2010 10:55 in reply to "RE[7]: Oracle - New Villain?"
shotsman Member since:
2005-07-22

How about this one.

http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/microsoft-to-licen...

(Google for: MS sues HTC )

HTC caved in and paid MS a whole heap of money for something that might not happen. Most FOSS Commentators regard this a nothing more than a protection racket.
One day (hopefully sooner rather than later) someone will standup to MS and make them prove their patent claims. This will show once and for all if they have a leg (crooked or otherwise) to stand upon.

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