2009-10-08

EOLAS proves the point

Ars Technica reports that EOLAS who sued Microsoft for almost $600M and got away with it is now suing Google, Apple and many more for using AJAX and embedding components as in the first case. I think this is just the reminder we need to send the Supreme Court that is currently deciding if software patents bear legal ground, are abstract or not and fills the purpose to promote innovation. Well, we all know the answer to that one. Here are some well written letters to the court on the subject:
Patents in the lawsuit:

On the other side are some large corporations that seem to thrive from the uncertainty that these patents create, asking the court to keep software patents. More on this later...



/jonas

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