Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Jul 2011 23:52 UTC
Legal "App developers are withdrawing their products for sale from the US versions of Apple's App Store and Google's Android Market for fear of being sued by companies which own software patents - just as a Mumbai-based company has made a wide-ranging claim against Microsoft, Apple, Google, Yahoo and a number of other companies over Twitter-style feeds, for which it claims it has applied for a patent."
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RE[2]: heres what we need
by satan666 on Sat 16th Jul 2011 11:12 UTC in reply to "RE: heres what we need"
satan666
Member since:
2008-04-18

GetJar!

That's exactly why Android is so good. Because you can download an application from anywhere to anywhere, install it on the microSD card, run it from the microSD card and give the finger to the patent holders or to the app stores that force the patents on you.

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RE[3]: heres what we need
by JAlexoid on Sat 16th Jul 2011 13:13 in reply to "RE[2]: heres what we need"
JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

In addition GetJar is in a country with no respect for software patents in law or practical cases.

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