Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 21st Mar 2011 22:52 UTC, submitted by ephracis
Legal Since competing on merit is looked down upon in the computer and software world, companies in this business usually go for the blindfolded chick with the scale and sword. Up until recently, Microsoft didn't go for the whole patent litigation thing, but now that they've tasted some, they want more. They just sued Barnes & Noble, Foxconn, and Inventec for patent infringement because they use Android.
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RE[5]: Patent Infringement
by molnarcs on Tue 22nd Mar 2011 07:21 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Patent Infringement"
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Whether or not you agree with them is moot. The law is the law.

Well, there are laws in some parts of the world that virtually enslave women. Actually, the institution of slavery was codified in laws in some points in history (property laws, no less!). So I guess we can just stop protesting or criticizing anything that is ethically abhorrent if there is a law for it somewhere. As you say, THE LAW IS THE LAW!

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