Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Sep 2011 23:33 UTC
Legal Ah, so that's what Google's masterplan is regarding the defense of Android against the patent trolls. HTC has just launched a few more defensive patent lawsuits against Apple, and while that's by far no longer newsworthy, it is this one time. You see, HTC is suing Apple over 9 patents that have only very recently been transferred (namely, a week ago) from Google to HTC. The patents come from Palm, Motorola, and others. This means Google is giving away its patents to Android device makers. Nice of them.
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RE[2]: Comment by ilovebeer
by ilovebeer on Thu 8th Sep 2011 18:50 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by ilovebeer"
ilovebeer
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2011-08-08

That's like saying if "everyone" around are unethical crooks, just because laws are all screwed up, why not to be like that as well. Fail. Don't be a crook.

I think you've forgotten a few things... First, (un)ethical behavior is largely open to interpretation based on the individuals beliefs. Second, your *opinion that a company is doing something "unethical" doesn't automatically make them crooks. Lastly, if you're going to judge, judge everyone by the same stick -- you'll find that most companies have far more in common than not.

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RE[3]: Comment by ilovebeer
by shmerl on Thu 8th Sep 2011 19:04 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by ilovebeer"
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2010-06-08

I don't argue that most are. Fortunately not all though, and those who prefer to be honest, deserve credit.

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