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Twitter calls on industry not to abuse patent system, announces Innovator's Patent Agreement

By Leeky
Apr 18, 2012
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  1. Twitter has taken a stand against the industry's escalating patent abuse by outlining new policies for their patents and promising to only use them for defensive purposes -- asserting infringement...

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  2. SCJake

    SCJake TS Rookie Posts: 80

    About freaking time. The only problem is what happens when the engineer who designed the patent dies? is it left to the family? It's just B.S what these guys are stuck doing over and over again. Who cares if you did it first? if i did it better then screw you. ITS HOW THE WORLD WORKS
     
  3. if the inventor gives up the rights to one's own patent then thats their own fault.
     
  4. TJGeezer

    TJGeezer TS Enthusiast Posts: 385   +10

    A social media company that thinks of the good of its own community, instead of gouging money wherever it can like any normal corporation? Ain't that something.
     
  5. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,688   +1,878

    Why is it so difficult for me to take anything about, "Twitter", seriously.

    When you consider that "twit" is a British pejorative slang term resembling "nerd". Shouldn't the name of the company be, "Twittier"? As in "twittier than thou".....(in only the most altruistic and respectful way of course)...:oops:
     

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