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Matthew Hoy currently works as a metro page designer at the San Diego Union-Tribune.

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Monday, February 11, 2002
From the stupid-lawsuit file: British Telecom is suing U.S. Internet service providers, starting with Prodigy, for patent infringement. Why? Well it seems as though BT patented hyperlinks, like this one back in 1976.


BT tried to persuade the judge to interpret the language broadly for the jury -- to include a computer mouse, for example, as the "keypad" mentioned in the patent.

"It has keys," BT lawyer Robert Perry said hopefully.


The only thing worse than BT bringing this thing to court is the lawyers who agreed to take the case.

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