Nov 302010
 
 November 30, 2010  Court, Online

Robin Wauters writes:

Last week Facebook was hit with yet another patent lawsuit, this time by Walker Digital, an “invention company” founded by Jay S. Walker, co-inventor of Priceline.com.

And boy does this one come straight out of left field.

Bloomberg Businessweek first reported the news last Wednesday, but for whatever reason got the number of the patent-in-suit wrong (should be 5,884,272 and not 5,884,271), causing a great deal of confusion in subsequent reports.

I got hold of the complaint this morning (see below), and it actually makes for a great read.

Read more on TechCrunch.

Hat-tip, @PrivacyMemes

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