Slashdot: Singapore Firm Claims Patent Breach By Virtually All Websites
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 28 May 2008 09:01
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A Singapore firm, VueStar has threatened to sue websites that use pictures or graphics to link to another page, claiming it owns the patent for a technology used by millions around the world. The company is also planning to take on giants like Microsoft and Google. It is a battle that could, at least in theory, upend the Internet. The firm has been sending out invoices to Singapore companies since last week asking them to pay up.
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