The founder of Uniloc, the Luxembourg company suing Mojang over the Android version of Minecraft, has rejected the accusation that he is a "patent troll" and defended the practice of patenting software after receiving "disgusting" emails.
Australian inventor Ric Richardson took to his blog after receiving "a large number" of emails and tweets about Uniloc's lawsuit against Mojang, which Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson highlighted on Twitter over the weekend.
Patent troll Uniloc is suing Minecraft developer Mojang, as well as EA and Square Enix, for infringing on a form of copy-protection it "owns." Uniloc's goal is to "Look at many ideas. Pick an outstanding one. Patent it. Commercializ... Read Post
A company with a reputation for being a software patent troll is suing Minecraft maker Mojang over the Android version of the game. Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson tweeted the news. "Step 1: Wake up. Step 2: Check email. St... Read Post