Quote Originally Posted by alphawave7 View Post
It also highlights the utter failure of the current patent system..that anything can be patentable just by tweaking around the edges. The intent behind patents was to spur creativity, reward competition and stimulate new technologies.. not create an artificial deterrent buttressed with years of litigation to supress these original goals. It's real 'bottom of the barrel' and a repugnant thing to do..but it shows Steve for who he really is, for all to see.
agreed. If you can patent unlocking a phone by sliding your finger, thats pretty retarded. Patents should be for REAL technology.