Friday night, I tweeted a link to a Guardian article stating that app developers were withdrawing apps from Apple's app store and Google's Android market (and presumably also Amazon's app store), because they feared becoming victims of a patent trolling lawsuit. That tweet elicited some interesting responses that I'd like to discuss.
The insurance solution?
One option might be to rely on the insurance industry to solve the problem. "Isn't this what insurance is supposed to be for? …[Read more...]