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#1 2011-07-07 06:13:28

gAr
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Patents!

I don't seem to understand the patent system!
http://www.osnews.com/story/24924/Micro … Phone_Sold

What would happen if samsung disagrees to give even a penny?
Who knows how much of open source code microsoft has stolen?

I guess the best way is to sell smartphones without OS preinstalled, and customers intalling it themselves.
Who can sue whom then?


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#2 2011-07-07 06:24:58

bobbym
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Re: Patents!

Hi;

Mic**ro$-of**t  has and always will steal everything that is not riveted down. Besides from legal malarkey they have been known to act like thugs when they thought they could. Samsung is no better, they will just pass the cost of this to the consumer, while they both prosper.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#3 2011-07-07 06:31:28

gAr
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Re: Patents!

Hi,

I didn't mean to be for any company!
I wanted to know what patents m$$$$$$$$t is talking about. I see no  info about it!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#4 2011-07-07 06:37:19

bobbym
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Re: Patents!

Hi gAr;

How about the biggest rule of them all, "might makes right." By the time this is over their will be tons of patents issued all in their favor. A whole bunch of judges and politicians will be able to buy that yacht they always wanted.

but then, M***ic**ro$--oft can claim the smaller companies validated the patent claims, even though they simply lacked the funds to take this to court.

A precedent has been set. Judges will follow it, they have the excuse that it is precedent. The cases will be tried in states where M***ic**ro$--oft has elected the local politicians and whom have appointed the judges. Samsung will not care, the consumer will pay the extortion money.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#5 2011-07-07 15:50:08

gAr
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Re: Patents!

Hi bobbym,

Okay.
There's a local proverb, which roughly translates to: "A child is a witness to the thief."

Anyway, I won't be owning a smartphone, yet couldn't restrain myself from commenting watching that stupidity!

Patents must not be transferable.
All of them will finally end up with greedy people of microsoft and oracle!


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#6 2011-07-07 16:21:03

bobbym
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Re: Patents!

Hi gAr;

Agreed!

An old lady wrote:

What do all men with power want? More power!

One thing I never understood. How do these people with billions of dollars or pounds get motivated to go to work every day?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#7 2011-07-07 16:36:43

gAr
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Re: Patents!

Yes!
I doubt they ever work, they only hire lawyers and wait for a prey!

Plunder in billions, and donate millions as "philanthropy"


"Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense"  - Buddha?

"Data! Data! Data!" he cried impatiently. "I can't make bricks without clay."

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#8 2011-07-07 16:54:18

bobbym
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Re: Patents!

The millions are all tax deductible so actually they donate nothing.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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