Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Yahoo Sues Facebook Over 10 Patents

Yahoo on Monday made good on its promise to sue Facebook, alleging in a complaint that Facebook violated 10 patents.
The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court in San Jose, Calif., makes a case that Yahoo innovated on several fronts, including messaging, news feed generation, social commenting advertising display, preventing click fraud and privacy controls.
“Facebook was not launched until 2004, 10 years after Yahoo was founded,” the complaint reads. “Facebook has since grown to be one of the most widely trafficked sites on the Internet. That growth, however, has been based in a large part on Facebook’s use of Yahoo’s patented technology.”


Read more: Mashable

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