Kramer vs O’Rourke, Yahoo! vs Facebook. Open Source? Patents? Technology? Nope, just money.

Here’s the letter sent by Yahoo! to Facebook and the list of the US Patents Yahoo!’s claiming that Facebook is violating. Pat.no. 6209003: Garbage collection in an object cache Pat.no. 6279001: Web service Pat.no. 6314463: Method and system for measuring queue length and delay Pat.no. 6317786: Web service Pat.no. 6912534: Web service Pat.no. 6976093: Web server content replication Pat.no. 6993590: Method of creating data streams for user-specific usage […]