quote: pool all the patent[s] and let companies buy which ever they like and fix a price for patents
quote: MS is the largest corporate sponsor for patent reform when it comes to software patents. No one ever seems to realize this.
quote: MS also doesn't try to stifle innovation with licensing they just want to be compensated for the work they've done.
quote: Ballmer even said the biggest reason for their massive portfolio is to protect themselves. And every patent they go for licensing on is one they already use or are going to implement.
quote: Even Apple technically isn't, even if they would rather just shut down the competition.