On The Eve Of A Patent Apocalypse?

from the recognition-of-a-problem dept

theodp writes "The IHT reports on BTG's use of purchased patents to sue Amazon and Barnes & Noble over technology that tracks consumer purchases, raising the question of whether we're one step closer to an all-out patent war in which every patentholder seeks to exercise its rights, bringing the software industry to a standstill and leaving lawyers as the only winners." We wrote about this patent lawsuit last week, but it's good that others are finally realizing that the current patent situation is a disaster waiting to happen for the tech industry.
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    Some politicians are lawyers or have been lawyers at one time their life, they make laws to their own advantage with the pretense that it's good for you and your business.

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