Microsoft Sues U.S. Customs for Failing to Enforce Google/Motorola Sales Ban

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  1. dgstorm

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    There's an old saying that "if you try to take on the U.S. Government you will always lose." It looks like Microsoft is willing to test that theory. They are suing the U.S. Customs Department for allegedly failing to enforce a sales ban on Google owned Motorola Mobility's Android phones. Last year, Microsoft went before the ITC (The U.S. International Trade Commission) and won a sales ban for Motorola phones which violate Microsoft patents. Microsoft alleges that U.S Customs has had secret meetings with Google and has given them extra time to work out the issues which Microsoft claims violates their patents. Here's a quote with more of the details,

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    Sorry MS... I gave your stuff an HONEST look. Even if you succeeded in your ban I wouldn't default to you.

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    Secret meetings. Yeah right. Next you'll be telling me my carrier is giving information to the NSA without my knowledge.
    No. Wait.........

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    They could win a hundred of these bans and still not get 10%.
     
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    I totally want to go get a windows phone now! Microsoft has totally won me over with their customer first policies.

    But seriously Microsoft, enjoy being the emperor of pc's and shut up.

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