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2013-01-27 10:07:47 PM  
5 votes:

JesseL: Patent trolls should be just behind Nazis and zombies as the top things it's okay to want to gleefully slaughter.


Hey, hold on there. Zombies were once people.
2013-01-27 10:32:57 PM  
4 votes:
Hah, my first thought after reading the article was "I bet Theaetetus is in the Fark thread, desperately white-knighting these patent-trolling assholes".
Do you have like a bat-signal or something? Do you surf fark 24 hours a day on the off chance a patent troll needs defending?
2013-01-27 10:10:19 PM  
4 votes:
Theaetetus:
You guys all know that Soverain is really just the company that bought OpenMarket, but still sells their product, right? It's like if GlobalCorp bought Intel and kept cranking out chips - GlobalCorp wouldn't be a "troll" in any usual sense of the word.

Who didn't read the article? That's right Theaetetus didn't read the article.
2013-01-27 10:08:21 PM  
4 votes:

LincolnLogolas: If only I'd filed a patent on the technique of patent trolling.


someone else would just have patented the same thing but with rounded corners then found a way to sue you for it later.
2013-01-27 10:06:47 PM  
4 votes:
If only I'd filed a patent on the technique of patent trolling.
2013-01-27 10:16:12 PM  
3 votes:

Theaetetus: Voiceofreason01: Theaetetus:
You guys all know that Soverain is really just the company that bought OpenMarket, but still sells their product, right? It's like if GlobalCorp bought Intel and kept cranking out chips - GlobalCorp wouldn't be a "troll" in any usual sense of the word.

Who didn't read the article? That's right Theaetetus didn't read the article.

I read the article, but more importantly, I read the Federal Circuit decision. Did you read that? No. Shiat, that's like going to Fox News for your journalism and claiming you're better informed than the researchers involved.


Sounds like a certain patent attorney just lost a big case...
2013-01-27 10:09:45 PM  
3 votes:
I feel a little bit better about buying all of my computer parts through Newegg now. Not only do they have excellent customer service, but they fight against the patent trolls too.

From TFA, it sounds like Victoria's Secret is going to save about $20 million bucks due to the outcome of this case too. Maybe they should send some of their models over to Newegg as a thank you.
2013-01-27 11:19:07 PM  
2 votes:

Lusiphur: And with that, you have ounce and for all confirmed


A weighty accusation, to be sure.
2013-01-27 10:24:14 PM  
2 votes:

JesseL: Nazi


What about Nazi Zombies?
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2013-01-28 12:46:26 PM  
1 vote:

Glancing Blow: Can we please stop all this technobabble and go back to calling each other names.


Theaetetus: Plus, I don't patronize prostitutes, but thanks anyway.


Maestro1701: Nice try. But the only person in this thread who is demonstrably a whore is...you.


Good job, Glancing Blow!
2013-01-28 10:23:19 AM  
1 vote:
Can we please stop all this technobabble and go back to calling each other names.
2013-01-28 09:45:29 AM  
1 vote:
Theaetetus do you own stock in the troll company because I've never seen someone so passionate to show how wrong everyone else is on an internet forum?
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2013-01-28 08:37:40 AM  
1 vote:
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2013-01-28 12:32:18 AM  
1 vote:
(off to bed, will return in the morning, lest anyone think I'm running away from the conversation. G'night, friends and angry ad hominem spewers alike!)
2013-01-27 11:23:09 PM  
1 vote:

Quantumbunny: I've noticed a pattern to you, it seems like there's a fundamental lack of software development knowledge, just like with every patent attorney and legislator I've ever seen ramblings from... A chip is not a chip is not a chip. Their existence at this point is obvious, and there's only a handful of architectures available.


"You have a fundamental lack of software development knowledge... also, all processor architectures are obvious, from now until eternity, because there's only a handful available."

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2013-01-27 11:04:15 PM  
1 vote:

baronbloodbath: Considering Theaetetus is the subject matter expert here.....


Well yeah; he's a patent lawyer who defends patent trolls for his living, It's not his expertise that's the problem.
2013-01-27 10:54:02 PM  
1 vote:

Gunther: Hah, my first thought after reading the article was "I bet Theaetetus is in the Fark thread, desperately white-knighting these patent-trolling assholes".
Do you have like a bat-signal or something? Do you surf fark 24 hours a day on the off chance a patent troll needs defending?


Maybe he's a patent troll troll?
A very specific type of internet troll indeed...
2013-01-27 10:52:16 PM  
1 vote:

Theaetetus: Theeng: patent troll
ThatBillmanGuy: patent trolls
JesseL: Patent trolls
Satanic_Hamster: patent trolls

You guys all know that Soverain is really just the company that bought OpenMarket, but still sells their product, right? It's like if GlobalCorp bought Intel and kept cranking out chips - GlobalCorp wouldn't be a "troll" in any usual sense of the word.


Don't make me downgrade you from Green 3.
2013-01-27 10:40:00 PM  
1 vote:
2013-01-27 10:37:08 PM  
1 vote:

Satanic_Hamster: Internet Tough Guy:
This won't stop patent trolls but will deter them. Until we actually start killing them (literally, go to their offices in real life and shoot every mother farker there) this will continue.


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2013-01-27 10:26:13 PM  
1 vote:

Plant Rights Activist: JesseL: Patent trolls should be just behind Nazis and zombies as the top things it's okay to want to gleefully slaughter.

Hey, hold on there. Zombies were once people.


That just means you don't defile their remains, unlike the Nazis and patent trolls.
2013-01-27 10:19:30 PM  
1 vote:
Patent trolls should be just behind Nazis and zombies as the top things it's okay to want to gleefully slaughter.
you forgot evangelical Republicans
2013-01-27 10:17:43 PM  
1 vote:
The Q&A with Newegg's Chief Legal Officer at the end of TFA is priceless. Talking about patent trolls, "Then they pop up and say "Hello, surprise! Give us your money or we will shut you down!" Screw them. Seriously, screw them. You can quote me on that."

Glad to see someone standing up to patent troll abuse.

Been a fan of Newegg for a long time. They aren't always the ceapest any more, but they still get my money regularly.
2013-01-27 10:08:12 PM  
1 vote:

Theeng: patent troll

ThatBillmanGuy: patent trolls

JesseL: Patent trolls

Satanic_Hamster: patent trolls


You guys all know that Soverain is really just the company that bought OpenMarket, but still sells their product, right? It's like if GlobalCorp bought Intel and kept cranking out chips - GlobalCorp wouldn't be a "troll" in any usual sense of the word.
 
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