Do you have any solid reason for suggesting Google's involvement? I ask because according to the Lodsys blog Google also have a license with Lodsys for their in-app purchases. Looks to me more like Android developers would have been next on Lodsys's mailing list.
1. A method comprising:
receiving from a device of a first user a selection of an item of digital media, wherein the item of digital media is stored in a database;
receiving from the device of the first user an identification of a person associated with the selected item of digital media;
responsive to receiving the information identifying the person, sending a notification to a device of a second user that the person has been identified in connection with the item of digital media; and
enabling the identified person to reject the identification, wherein the identified user is different from the first user.
It's a pretty well-documented non-conspiracy. A detailed read, from start to finish.
And everything is an expression of an idea. An automatic transmission can be drawn on paper, right?
That's is precisely what Facebook has the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, offering for sale, etc. Someone has to be doing all those things to infringe this patent. Name one entity who was doing the boldfaced parts before 2006.
It's good that they're standing up for app developers. But the letter doesn't challenge Lodsys' patent at all, doesn't question its legitimacy or applicability. If anything it bolsters the paten
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