Congress Makes A Plea To Keep BlackBerrys

from the Congress-hooked-on-their-CrackBerries dept

Congress has become so addicted to their CrackBerry wireless email devices that they’re getting involved in a patent lawsuit against RIM, makers of the BlackBerry. Back in November, RIM (known for being quite aggressive in enforcing their own patents) was found guilty of infringing on patents of a company called NTP. NTP is now seeking, beyond licensing fees, an injunction against RIM that would effectively shut down their service. Such a concept is so disturbing to folks in Congress that the chief administrator there has sent a letter to the attorneys of both companies begging them to work out their differences without shutting off the service.

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