Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th Aug 2010 22:11 UTC, submitted by lfeagan
Legal Most of us here are not particularly big fans of the concept of patents. Most of us are aware of the significance of patents, we just believe the system has gone out of control and needs a serious kick in the butt. Well, it turns out not even the richest people on this earth are immune to the call of the patent troll. Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has filed a massive patent lawsuit, using broad and vague patents to sue just about any big name in the business - from Apple to Google.
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RE[2]: Patents Wars
by somebody on Sat 28th Aug 2010 00:10 UTC in reply to "RE: Patents Wars"
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the only sure solution that comes to my mind is if 2012 prediction would come true.

although, still someone might sue nature that total world catastrophe is in his intellectual portfolio

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profiting from misery!
by sPAZbEAT on Sun 29th Aug 2010 09:35 in reply to "RE[2]: Patents Wars"
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such a *novel* idea

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