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]: monster you created
by fran on Sat 16th Jul 2011 21:38 UTC in reply to "RE: monster you created"
fran
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2010-08-06

This is not just Company A and Company B that use the same generic pc parts. Nor is its legal dept. behaviour the same. In the end the profit company A makes goes into a warchest used for patent behaviour such in this case.

On one sale does not make a difference. I bet everyone is saying this. I even heard that when people decide not to vote because their one vote will not make a difference.

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