" Ric Richardson, the Australian "man in a van" who has been fighting Microsoft in an eight-year legal battle has settled with the software giant
out of court in a deal that could potentially net hundreds of millions
of dollars. "
The beautiful mind of the Aussie who beat Microsoft
Joined: 20 May 2006 Posts: 6702 Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Posted: Thu 15 Mar 2012, 05:13 Post subject:
Right... I hope you don't expect Linux people to get excited about that just because it is Microsoft that he "beat".
- At least one of the stories is PR nonsense posing as journalism.
- He beat them based on his software patent!
- The patent is for DRM!
- He also goes around patenting nonsense things like compression methods for "reducing the size of stored digital data by up to 98 per cent" _________________ Classic Puppy quotes
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