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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RE[7]: No.
by Adam S on Thu 5th Jul 2012 20:06 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: No."
Adam S
Member since:
2005-04-01

You get to optionally obey the law. You get to challenge it in court. And frankly, that's just what should be happening.

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RE[8]: No.
by JAlexoid on Fri 6th Jul 2012 09:52 in reply to "RE[7]: No."
JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

You get to optionally obey the law.

No. There is no "option to obey the law", you have the option to use the rights provided by the law.

You get to challenge it in court.

You get to what?!?!?! Sorry, I'll be having whatever you are smoking there.
Because as far as I remember courts are there to enforce and interpret the law, not to change it.

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