Tax dodging Amazon patent’s “displaying things” (video)


According to Stephen Colbert, “patents are a fast-track to money town.”  Global billion dollar tax-avoider Amazon agrees with him and that is why they applied for and were recently granted “a patent for photography against a white background.” Yes, that is right, Amazon have patented the idea of displaying things.

The price of US patent infringement in 2011

The price of US patent infringement in 2011

If anyone displays a product or anything else against a white background Amazon can sue that person for breach of their patent. Unused patents have generated $billions in legal fees and compensation payments and Amazon intends to cash in on this legal bonanza.

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No, this is not a joke!

No, this is not a joke!

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