from the they-did-it-first dept.
Petersko writes "It appears Amazon is about to be sued for patent infringement by IBM". From the article: "Hundreds of other companies have licensed the same patents, and IBM has tried to negotiate licensing deals with Amazon "over a dozen times since 2002," Kelly said. Amazon.com, which has bought a lot of hardware from Hewlett-Packard Co. over the years but not IBM, has allegedly refused every time."
I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for
nothing. I gave them nothing for something.
-- Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weil