Patent Trolls

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Patent Holders Strike Again

Monday, February 03, 2014

Last week brought us two patent troll stories.

Do you remember Lycos? It was sort of the proto-Google, and was, for a time in the late 90's, the most visited site on the web. Those days are now long gone, but patents that were once owned by Lycos are now being used to force Google to fork over a hefty chunk  of its revenue.

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The War On Podcasts

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Via Ars, news that the Electronic Frontier Foundation is pursuing a patent troll who's been targeting podcasters. 

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