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Noted Patent Troll Apple Falls Afoul of Chinese Copyright Troll

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/shutterstock_86494345.jpg"></a>Apple <a href="http://mobility.cbronline.com/news/apple-wins-against-motorola-slide-to-unlock-feature-170212">has been</a> <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2012/02/16/apple-v-samsung-cupertinos-latest-complaint-alleges-17-device/">on the patent trolling warpath</a> recently, dragging Motorola and Samsung into court over violating things like its "slide to unlock" feature.

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Notorious Copyright Trolls Get The U.S. Marshals Sicced On Them

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You remember <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Righthaven">Righthaven</a>.

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Turns Out Copyright Trolls Can’t Sue Everybody At Once After All

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One of the big advantages copyright trolls have had so far in their endeavors is that they're able to sue lots of people all at once because, after all, if you used BitTorrent, you contributed a little bit to the fraud and so you should pay a million billion dollars.

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Music Labels Win The Battle, Lose the War over Music Clouds

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You may have heard that music labels were trying to get "locker" services like Amazon Cloud and <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2011/08/google-launches-new-music-discovery-site-magnifier-featuring-totally-unknown-band-named-my-morning-jacket/">whatever Google's doing</a> shut down unless they paid the labels massive chunks of change, <a href="http://www.wired.com/listening_post/2007/07/universal-throw/">kind of like that time Universal tried to demand that they get a royalty for every iPod sold</a>, because, like, music was totally stolen off of the Internet and listened to on iPods, so that's Apple's fault.


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