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Kodak kinda reminds me of peoplez, the guy from shaft. When he say: " u better kill me....etc" tongue.gif.

Kodak is bankrupt, but they will still benefit on their patents and inventions.

Apple: Oh noez we should sue and take them from them.
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I read that Kodak were only shutting their camera and film ops - in order to concentrate on the more profitable Printer market?

If true, then, this is Apple Sticking the knife-in to a butterfly emerging from a cocoon (CRAPPY ANALOGY but I'm tired) - Kicking someone when they are down and trying to recover.

This kind of business-practise is appaling, imho, and makes me want to punch things.

Yes, business is cut-throat... but sheesh!
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The name synonymous with photography itself is not itself lately. Hot on the heels of its bankruptcy filing, Kodak has announced it will stop making digital cameras altogether. After 131 years in business the company plans to license its brand to other manufacturers and focus on digital printing


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It's funny seeing people feeling sorry for a company that is far, far worse than Apple at suing everyone and their mom.
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This. I kid you not, every single day on OCN there is an article about some lawsuit or bad practice that involves Apple. Granted, Apple being such a popular company right now puts them in the spotlight, meaning we're more likely to see news (both good and bad) involving them, but still, it's bad. Apple must have hundreds of lawyers.

A company like Apple doesn't hire lawyers. They hire entire firms. Hell, they probably have them as full time employees based on their litigation rate.
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It's like finding a 6 year old with a broken leg, pushing him over, and kicking him in the nuts.
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It's like finding a 6 year old with a broken leg, pushing him over, and kicking him in the nuts.

If that 6 year was going around beating up other kids with broken legs and pushing them over prior to getting a broken leg himself, then that analogy might make sense.

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Kodak, one of the great companies of the 20th century — and probably the one most deserving of a Paul Simon tune — has been relegated to patent troll status.

$1billion — the amount Kodak wants to shake out of RIM & Apple
Kodak claims that they hold the patent to an image-preview feature commonly used in cameraphones.
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A company like Apple doesn't hire lawyers. They hire entire firms. Hell, they probably have them as full time employees based on their litigation rate.

Apple will have its own team of highly paid lawyers. There is no questioning that fact.
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It's funny seeing people feeling sorry for a company that is far, far worse than Apple at suing everyone and their mom.

I don't feel sorry for Kodak...I feel sorry for us (the consumer) if Apple has it's way because precedent seems to comprise almost all of legality these days.

I wouldn't feel sorry if you switched Kodak with MS. I would just fear the loss of freedom of choice (at least for most people).
     
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