by Mike Masnick
Fri, Mar 18th 2011 3:55pm
The patent thicket around basic WiFi technology continues to grow. Over the years, we've pointed to a wide variety of companies that were claiming to hold patents that were infringed by every implementation of WiFi. In other words, WiFi's got a huge patent thicket issue to deal with. The latest is that Canadian patent hoarder Mosaid Technologies has claimed that its patents are violated, and has sued bunch of companies, including Dell, RIM and AsusTek. Kinda funny that it seems like every one of the companies suing over WiFi patents doesn't actually make anything themselves...
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