said by vpoko:I do not think even the "House of Jobs" could afford that PR shit storm. The media would come down on them like the Hammer of Thor for harassing regular citizens like mafia gangsters shaking people down for protection money.
Apple could sue end users unless Samsung provides indemnification (taking on the liability), which I doubt they do, but I have no idea. A similar thing happened when the SCO group threatened to sue Linux end users (though companies, not individuals) unless they bought a license from them.
The patent system needs a major, major overhaul. And if that can't be done, I'd be for abolishing them entirely even though that's less than ideal.