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The RFID Consortium has opened for business after five years of negotiations, providing a one-stop shop for all the patents needed to manufacture RFID tags and readers. The negotiations were drawn out by the large number of patents involved and concerns that a single pool might attract attention from anti-trust regulators. But …


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  1. Wallyb132

    Seems kinda...

    The whole idea of patient pools have a kind of old school mob protection racket feel to it. The type where you pay big money for protection but the only people you need protection from are the people who are offering to "protect" you. The whole scenario has a foul stench about it...

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