The trolls were doing what trolls do - but the PTO seems to be their biggest enabler and profiting in the process. Why in the world would a patent like the one cited be awarded? And now that it turns out the patent is bogus why can't the PTO be held liable for creating the mess in the first place?
...the car has to pass a test to say it is fit to drive.... I'll get a license when Microsoft passes a test to say that Windows and IE are fit to drive on the Internet.
For a moment let us ignore the roadkill from blue screens and worms by the millions; just try to get a license for IE to render any version of HTML per specifications.
AT&T's 3G network is a proven joke, but not a funny one. These 'unprintable' 'unprintable' are charging for 3G service but under-delivering a measly Edge 5 times a day, in the 21st century, in America. The Attorney Generals should be taking action and clawing money back from these crooks.
When MS learns how to write secure code for less money than what they offer to catch the script kiddies they would do the former. I wonder what happens to the MS coder/team that is responsible for the exploit?