Twitter: we won’t be evil with patents

These days, it's common to hear about tech industry giants slugging each other with huge clubs made up of glued-together patents, thanks to broken patent-protection laws that enable relatively generic ideas to be owned and licensed.

Reuters recently reported that relations between Yahoo and Facebook had taken a turn for the worse after the former sued the latter. In a feature for Wired, Andy Baio said that Yahoo weaponising his work was "a deplorable move" and "nothing less than extortion, expertly timed during the SEC-mandated quiet period before Facebook's IPO". He considered it an attack on invention.

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