The Patent Protection Racket

Good piece on PaidContent about the mobile patent protection racket, and how things are getting much worse in mobile:

…. modern patent litigation isn’t really all that different from a protection racket: you pay, or you get hurt. If Google wants to keep the Android miracle rolling, it’s going to have to find a way to offer its own brand of protection before its partners opt for peace of mind over loyalty.

More here.

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