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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[q]The patent system is old, but so is the U.S. Constitution. It gets reinterpreted all the time.

Patents go back to the 14th century… slightly older than the US constitution ;) Yet they’ve only seen rampant abuse in the last 150 years :<

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