Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Apr 2012 21:57 UTC, submitted by Drake
Legal Say what you want about Twitter - pointless, annoying, noise, useless - at least the company has its heart in the right place. Twitter just announced the Innovator's Patent Agreement, a promise not use their or their employees' patents offensively. In a world where yesterday's innovators are today's patent trolls - Apple, Microsoft, Oracle - this is a big deal.
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RE[7]: Patent troll?
by Thom_Holwerda on Wed 18th Apr 2012 09:51 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Patent troll?"
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Besides, if Microsoft doesn't make those companies license their patents or sue they risk invalidating their patents.

This only applies to trademarks, not patents or copyright.

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