Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd May 2011 20:36 UTC
Legal Apple has responded to the recent patent threats again iOS application developers by Lodsys. Bruce Sewell, Apple's senior vice president and general counsel, sent a letter to Lodsys CEO Mark Small detailing why the threats are baseless. Apple claims they have a license to the patents in question, and that the iOS application developers are mere customers - not distributors.
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RE[2]: A rough translation
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 24th May 2011 13:17 UTC in reply to "RE: A rough translation"
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Well, what goes around comes around. Apple abuses the patent system in the exact same way as Lodsys does. Apple complaining about Lodsys' actions is incredibly hypocritical.

But then, I've come to expect nothing less from technology companies, and Apple in particular.

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