Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 4th Aug 2011 21:38 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y The Google-Microsoft patent war of words is continuing. Yesterday, Google (rightfully so, in my book) accused Apple, Microsoft, and Oracle partaking in an organised patent attack against Android, instead of competing on merit, claiming that they bought up Novell's and Nortel's patents solely to attack Android and its device makers. Microsoft struck back, claiming Google was offered to join in on the bids for the Novell patents, but rejected the offer. Google has now responded to this accusation - and to make matters even more confusing, Microsoft responded back. A public shouting match between two powerful parties? Count me in!
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RE[3]: Google is lying...
by przemo_li on Fri 5th Aug 2011 04:56 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Google is lying..."
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Yeap. You can lawfully assert cash from patents thats are about anything (including 3 000y old round shape of wheel), just because there are no cheap lawfull ways to defend from troll. All lawful (in USA at least).

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