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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Wednesday 27 Jul 2011 00:42 : \____

>    http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2011/07/26/138576167/when-patents-attack
>    Myhrvold has more than 100 patents to his name, and he's cast himself as
>    a man determined to give his fellow inventors their due. In 2000, he
>    founded a company called Intellectual Ventures, which he calls "a company
>    that invests in invention."
>    But Myhrvold's company has a different image among many Silicon Valley
>    insiders.
>    . . .
>    "I worked on a whole bunch of patents in my career over the years and I
>    have to say that every single patent is nothing but crap," says Stephan
>    Brunner, a programmer.

He is probably Bill Gates' best friend (in real life). Two crooks think
alike and find new ways to paint over crime with euphemisms.

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