By Shadoe Huard

May 31st 2011

Let Us Explain Why You're Going To Hate Us Even More

No one knows why, but Lodsys is still answering questions on their blog. On why they’ve started litigating third party developers:

Lodsys chose to move its litigation timing to an earlier date than originally planned, in response to Apple’s threat, in order to preserve its legal options.

Translation: TIME TO CASH OUT!

Posted at 5:15pm and tagged with: lodsys, tech, apple,.

- Bruce Sewell, senior vice president and general counsel for Apple, in a letter sent to today to Lodsys.

Probably not what Mark Small was betting on. It’ll be interesting to see if all this ends right here or if Lodsys is gonna push all their chips across the table…

Full Letter can be found over at Macworld

Posted at 3:03pm and tagged with: Apple, Legal, Lodsys, tech,.

Therefore, Apple requests that Lodsys immediately withdraw all notice letters sent to Apple App Makers and cease its false assertions that the App Makers’ use of licensed Apple products and services in any way constitute infringement of any Lodsys patent.

All Together Now - May 20th 2011

1. Ed Bott

2. Lodsys

3. John Gruber

4. Ben Brooks

5. Shawn Blanc

All Together Now is a collection of quotes I’ve culled from the web this week and which I’ve curated together into a particular perspective of my own.

Posted at 11:30pm and tagged with: all together now, tech, quotes, lodsys, FCC,.

I would imagine most of the people who are calling are fairly panic-stricken.1 In any event, name calling, threats and irrationality don’t help. In particular, the death threats are seriously uncool. Some of these companies have our favorite apps, for which we paid the asking price…2 Truth be told, I buy a lot of Kindle books.3 I had to find where the line was drawn in the laws, so I talked to law people.4 And I think it’s a pretty good deal.5