Report: Patent Trolls Cost Economy $29 Billion In 2011, Often Target The Little Guy

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barbara009

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h e x e n

I don't really know why, but this really pisses me off. It shouldn't, I mean, companies f****** each other over is about as common as water, but the negative effect it has on innovation and advancements in technology is sickening.

Battery patents is one that I've kept an eye on, and it's absurd.

To know the technology is there, the innovation is there, that the materials to make it into a reality are there, but some stupid company who's business only exists on paper, a company that supplies no real service or product to the consumer, makes it impossible to get things moving.

It's disgusting.

PS

I know for a fact, and have documented proof, that anyone who works for such a company enjoys eating feces and likes sticking large foreign objects up their rear.

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Blues22475

Money can be a great thing. It can also make people act incredibly stupid.

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alabasterdragon

I fail to see the difference in these trolls and the trolls at the RIAA and MPAA. Both threaten to affect your life and liberty if you don't pay up, whether you have done anything or not. You are guilty merely because they think you are.

Wait I know, it whether or not the victim of the assault deserves it. That's the difference. Some victims deserve to be attacked and some don't. It just depends on your point of view.

OR could it be certain types of attacks are just plain wrong regardless of the justification/propaganda behind the attack.

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btdog

I find it funny that 4 posts down from this one is a story of how the biggest patent troll just won a victory against Samsung.

I wonder how much of that $29 billion stems from Apple. Half?

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ApathyCurve

Fire.

You kill trolls with fire. Everybody bring a lighter and we'll do it in small pieces.

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Eoraptor

I like your thought, but I think we need to scale it up to Space Marine dimensions, nice computer controlled full-auto flamethrowers...

or aerosol cans with matches work in a pinch

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Eoraptor

And in other news; the sky is blue, grass is green, and excrement stinks.

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Neufeldt2002

Love the pic.

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iheartpcs

But Grannies who download a couple of MP3s are baaaaaaad.

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praetor_alpha

Any company that resorts to lawsuits as a form of income has failed. Trolls are no different.

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