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"Meet The 10 Patents Yahoo Is Using To Sue Facebook" - PaidContent

Yes, Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) went there today—claiming in a lawsuit that it, not Facebook, is the real king of social networks. The company points to ten patents that it says cover features like messages, advertising and privacy settings. We’ve provided here abstracts of those patents for your reading pleasure. You can also click through to see the whole patent yourself or else check out our attempt at a plain English translation of the patent lawyers’ gobbledy-gook. Based on our reading, Yahoo may now own all of Silicon Valley or else the US patent system is even more dysfunctional than we imagined. And now, without further ado, meet Yahoo’s would-be Facebook killers:"


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