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post #11 of 36
Aahaha, ridiculous.

Though, the pics in the original post gave me a good laugh.
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post #12 of 36
Im sure most will pay Microsoft a licensing fee then risk getting sued.
post #13 of 36
Wha? really? I have already lost most hope for this country, but this seals the deal. Between linux just getting opened up for lawsuits becuase the way some recent android litigation turned out now this.. They expect people to innovate and actually make new software? NO JUST THEM. thats so stupid it hurts my head.
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post #14 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by TestECull View Post
Sigh...and Valve will likely be the first in the crosshairs simply because they're within 50 miles of Microsoft.
Steam uses a web browser so they are safe

Jobs needs to get out his lawyer app on his ipad quick time
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post #15 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by BeerPowered View Post
Im sure most will pay Microsoft a licensing fee then risk getting sued.
MS will most likely cherry-pick its targets, though.

Hint: Apple.
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post #16 of 36
apple can suck it lol
 
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post #17 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by el gappo View Post
Steam uses a web browser so they are safe

Jobs needs to get out his lawyer app on his ipad quick time
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post #18 of 36
well I guess apple is next on ms sueing block lol
 
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post #19 of 36
I don't see this affecting Steam or Microsoft going after Valve. Microsoft will however be sending Apple and Google some reading material.
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post #20 of 36
I feel like shooting myself after reading the replies in this thread.


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