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Why Apple Being Sued Over Passbook Brings Back Unpleasant Memories Of Lodsys

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http://techcrunch.com – Apple has been sued over Passbook, newly discovered court documents show. The suit was filed by Ameranth, a San Diego company that wears its patents proudly on its sleeve (or the front page of its website, in a literal sense). The suit claims that Apple infringed four patents that revolve around wireless synchronization tech to do with mobile payments, point-of-sale systems and other issues related to Passbook’s ability to digitize hotel bookings, airline tickets, reward cards, coupons and other items. Ameranth has played this tune before. The company is currently engaged in suits agains (IT news)