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Drew Curtis

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How To Counteract A Racist Sexist Homophobic Moron

(8) Comments | Posted February 6, 2013 | 8:49 AM

Can North Korea get any crazier? Can bacteria crap gold? Can you turn the tables on a racist, homophobic jerk?...

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Patent Trolls Are Killing People -- Literally

(13) Comments | Posted April 17, 2012 | 2:50 PM

Since I gave this talk at TED in Long Beach back in the first week of March, a few new items have come to my attention.

My buddy Ray Fisman (badass Columbia professor) wrote a Slate article about the costs to innovation due to patent trolling. Short...

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Patent-Infringement Lawsuit Against Fark Settled for Zero Dollars. Also, Patent Trolls Suck...

(6) Comments | Posted August 11, 2011 | 3:13 PM

A lot of you were already aware that Fark was sued by a patent troll back in January. I wanted to share that as of today, after eight months of legal work, that lawsuit was dismissed.

Here's the tl;dr version:

Their patent had nothing to do...

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