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Submission + - asked to remove blog posts *describing* shazam alg 1

NicenessHimself writes: Roy's popular Dutch blog post about implementing Shazam in a weekend didn't just get him asked to release the sourcecode by hungry hackers, it got him a cease&desist: "your blogpost may be viewed internationally. As a result, you may contribute to someone infringing our patents in any part of the world. ... remove the blogpost explaining the algorithm." (Landmark Digital Services is a BMI company)

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