Oh, cool; someone patented banner ads!
June 15, 2000 6:57 AM   Subscribe

Oh, cool; someone patented banner ads! And they're suing everyone else for using them. (Ok, so they really only patented *offline* banner ads; we could *hope*, right? :-)
posted by baylink (2 comments total)
Typical business greed. Let's kill of our competitors with patents and proprietary technology... rather than license it our and make even *more* money, and hell, become a boon to the internet. Where have I heard this all before?

"Judge Jackson for you, on line two."

Sorry guys gotta take that call....
posted by EricBrooksDotCom at 12:27 PM on June 15, 2000

Disclaimer: That was, of course, in no way an endorsement for banner ads (ugh)... but I hope you guys get my point.
posted by EricBrooksDotCom at 12:28 PM on June 15, 2000

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