Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by AdrianH, Aug 28, 2010.
The patent system either needs to be completely trashed, or re-thought.
Its to open to abuse by major companies.
Left it a tad late eh?
Great you can protect your products/ideas from theft not so great when you use the system to control the way other products work and to then leave it so late that you cause the most damage.
That's the best way to grab as much cash as possible, good business tactics if you ask me, but bad for those companies in the firing line.
He gave most of his money away to charity and suffers from cancer maybe he is in financial problems?
Maybe he just wants to teach the online giants a lesson. *shrugs*
lets ask him
Considering Facebook is going through a lawyer-happy phase itself right now, there's no sympathy for them from me! As for the others, well.... it's business. Unless we get that patent system rewrite that Forsaken talks about (which, unfortunately, probably won't happen ever), we're stuck with idly sitting by and watch all the companies spend chump change on something pretty insignificant to all parties involved.
Seems you can't type up a word or line of code without having some blood-craving lawsuit or cease-and-desist order breathing on the back of your neck.
How dare he sue Google!!!
Therefore he need this "marketing".
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