Something that should put a smile on everybody's face today

Michael Thomas mike at
Wed Apr 28 16:52:57 UTC 2021

On 4/28/21 2:04 AM, William Herrin wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2021 at 10:51 PM Mel Beckman <mel at> wrote:
>> NANOG is not the right place to post this. This list is not an “interesting news group”, and as fascinating as the patent troll take down is, it has nothing to do with operational issues. Read the AUP, if your don’t believe me. Item 8:
> A major North American Operator goes after some industry boogeymen who
> tried to extort them with a router (Networking) patent. Seems pretty
> on topic to me.
Doubly so because this is exactly the right community that can help 
eliminate an industry scourge with its knowledge of prior art, etc.


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