British telco BT decides to join the ranks of patent trolls, suing Google (GOOG) for the...

|About: BT Group plc (BT)|By:, SA News Editor

British telco BT decides to join the ranks of patent trolls, suing Google (GOOG) for the infringement of six patents it claims cover everything from search to Google Maps to Android. Matt Rosoff sees the suit as more evidence the patent system is out of control, but concludes BT's move "looks like negotiations in public, with a settlement soon to follow."