British Telecom is suing Google for patent infringement.
[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/12/7f7O3o.jpg[/newsimage]UK telecom company British Telecom (BT) has filed a law suit claiming pretty much all of Google’s products and services infringe on one of six patents owned by the communications giant. From the information that has surfaced it seems that BT just might have a case against Google.
Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/british-telecom-is-suing-google-for-patent-infringement-55992/](http://www.myce.com/news/british-telecom-is-suing-google-for-patent-infringement-55992/)
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Aren't these guy the same ones who sued for hyperlink patent a couple of years ago??
And shouldn't Al Gore be suing them all?
I didn't check out the patents but from what was written . Those patents should never have been granted. The one in the article is too broad & generic. I mean don't most retail stores "use your location to provide a list of options or sources" ? I bet stores in my area stock & sell a lot more cowboy boots & other similar clothing than the do in Hawaii or England . So should BT be suing all retailers that do this or is doing this simply good business & they way its been for centuries ? For example why don't I apply & be given a patent on the color red . So anyone that uses red in any way has to pay me royalty.
Interesting concept, I'll get my Lawyer right on filing a patent on Cyan, Magenta and of course Yellow. Now the question is, who do I sue first?
Yep, one and the same :iagree:
Perhaps profits were lower than they'd like last quarter.
Probably.Weren't they making Â£19 million profit per day at one stage?
All that, and they can't even bring me FTTP.
Magenta is already patented by Deutsche Telekom. The "T-" also.
I'd settle for the FTTC which they've been promising me since September 2010. :rolleyes:
Every time I get near the upgrade date for the cabinet it keeps getting pushed back (currently the end of April 2012).
Sounds like the promised upstream boost for our area from Virgin. These telecoms providers/ISPs all need their heads banging together it seems. :iagree: