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  • Mar 14th, 2012 @ 1:17pm

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    "Nevertheless, but for the patents both the Foundation and USC would have received no financial benefit from the work done by the Foundation that resulted in the issuance of the patents."

    Other than the $15,000(may vary per situation but not a small number) yearly commitment(licensing fee?) that they charge universities and institutions for streaming the videos.

    Honestly patents sold by publicly funded universities and then being used to sue people of the very same state(google is a person right?) seems to bite the hand that feeds.

    And our awesome patent system continues to impress. I'm with Cuban and hope Yahoo wins a big settlement from facebook.

  • Jan 24th, 2012 @ 1:39pm

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    " but high school kids looking to earn some extra beer money."

    I think Mike is just reporting the facts here. It is NATO's members that are funding this horrible behavior. Won't someone think of the children!?!