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Submission + - Google Says Some Apple Inventions Are So Great They Ought to Be Shared (allthingsd.com) 1

An anonymous reader writes: In attempting to fend off Apple’s suit against Motorola Mobility and advancing its own patent litigation against Apple, Google, which is facing a lot of regulatory scrutiny in the U.S. and abroad over what some allege is abuse of standard essential patents, has been arguing that proprietary non-standardized technologies that become ubiquitous due to their popularity with consumers should be considered de facto standards.
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Google Says Some Apple Inventions Are So Great They Ought to Be Shared

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  • Google is onto something.

    I think their search and data storage algorithms have become essential for the industry as well. As much as I've tried using other search engines, I keep coming back to Google.

    Those search algorithms are de-facto standards and licensed under FRAND. Google should lead by an example and start offering all of their patents under FRAND.

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