Lauren Goode

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Honeywell to Nest: We Won’t Blink First

Honeywell has fired the latest shots in its patent-infringement lawsuit against Nest, denying Nest’s most recent counterclaims. In a statement, the industrials giant said, “We stand by our claims alleging infringement of the seven patents related to thermostat technology.” Honeywell goes on to call Nest’s counterclaims “self-serving characterizations of the Nest Thermostat” that are “irrelevant to Honeywell’s valid claims of patent infringement,” and accuses Nest of trying to divert attention from the core issues of the suit.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work