[linux-elitists] My brain hurts.

Tony Godshall togo at of.net
Fri Nov 1 09:28:09 PDT 2013

It doesn't block companies from doing creepy adtech... it requires
them to pay M/A/S if they do creepy adtech.  And M/A/S can do creepy
adtech for free.  That's my inference... I may be wrong.

On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 8:28 AM, Don Marti <dmarti at zgp.org> wrote:
> It's a broad software patent controlled by a
> consortium that includes Microsoft, Apple, and Sony.
> Boo!
> It restricts companies from doing...creepy adtech!
> Yay?
>   https://www.google.com/patents/US6098065?dq=6,098,065
>   http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/10/patent-war-goes-nuclear-microsoft-apple-owned-rockstar-sues-google/
> I guess now that PJ has retired I'll just have to be
> confused about the whole thing.
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Best Regards.
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