Texas Jury Smacks Down Landmark Shakedown Attempt by Infamous Patent Troll

Tim "I helped invent the Internet" Berners-Lee testified before a federal jury earlier this week, tearing into the validity of a key patent Eolas Technologies' was exploiting to sue multiple web companies for $600 million. He must have been persuasive because the court took mere hours to reach its decision. »2/09/12 9:40pm2/09/12 9:40pm