The patent madness continues: Indian company Kootol thinks they invented (and patented) Twitter and targets not only most of the Silicon Valley crème de la crème but also Twitter app developers.
I became an independent developer to control my own destiny. I no longer do.
Craig Hockenberry also wrote an excellent blog post about this issue a few days ago: The Rise and Fall of the Independent Developer. Great read.
Stop selling software in the US?
The Guardian has already identified a trend: App developers withdraw from US as patent fears reach ‘tipping point’:
All my apps removed from US app stores (all platforms). 0.575% of total revenue put in a spare bank account. Screw you, Lodsys.
Is that really the only resort we have? There must be a better option to stop this insanity.