Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Jul 2012 23:08 UTC
Google Apparently, this is a major victory of the patent system. This, this right here, this is what the patent system has come to. This is the destructive effect it's having on this once beautiful industry. Thanks to trolls like Apple and Microsoft, basic, elemental functionality is being removed from devices people already own.
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Comment by orestes
by orestes on Wed 4th Jul 2012 23:40 UTC
orestes
Member since:
2005-07-06

Sounds like time for that other ridiculous American specialty. The class action lawsuit

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RE: Comment by orestes
by mistersoft on Thu 5th Jul 2012 12:16 in reply to "Comment by orestes"
mistersoft Member since:
2011-01-05

haha, against Google and Samsung or against Apple and the USPTO!? (I'm sure you can't actually have a class action against such an almighty stalwart in reality, ..but hey. it'd be nice)


edit: added capitals.

Edited 2012-07-05 12:18 UTC

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RE[2]: Comment by orestes
by Flatland_Spider on Thu 5th Jul 2012 20:26 in reply to "RE: Comment by orestes"
Flatland_Spider Member since:
2006-09-01

Against Apple because they reduced the functionality of my Android device post-sale because of their lawsuit. Let's get this started. ;)

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