Newegg on trial: Mystery company TQP rewrites the history of encryption

Posted by BernardSwiss on Nov 22, 2013 3:49 PM EDT
Ars Technica; By Joe Mullin
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MARSHALL,TX—The story of Michael Jones, his mysterious invention, and the massive patent enforcer he's working with is finally coming out at a patent trial underway in this small East Texas town. Jones' patent, now owned by famed patent enforcer Erich Spangenberg, has scared corporate America into writing one hefty check after another to avoid a trial just like this one. The sums of those checks were revealed in court here on Tuesday when a TQP attorney displayed to the jury a spreadsheet with many of the payments.

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