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  • Tech giants edgy over Web services patent sale
    11/25/2004 12:45PM
    From an article at News.Com:

    "The upcoming auction of dozens of key Web services patents in a California bankruptcy case has some big Silicon Valley companies on edge.

    Among them are Google, Oracle and Sun Microsystems. Attorneys for those and more than a dozen other companies held a powwow this week to discuss the patent sale and the danger of becoming targets of infringement suits by whomever acquires them."

    It goes on to cover the fear of extortion these companies have ...