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Google throws a tantrum -- accuses Microsoft, others, of "hostile, organized campaign"

Google throws a tantrum -- accuses Microsoft, others, of "hostile, organized campaign"

Daniel Rubino 27

A few weeks ago, Google was involved in bidding for 6,000 patents being offered by Nortel, which many thought if Google should win, would beef up their defense against patent litigation. Instead, they lost to a consortium of Apple, Microsoft, RIM, Sony, EMC and Ericsson for $4.5 billion. Basically everyone won except Google. At the time this story was spun two ways: Nortel's patent...