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News Microsoft sues Immersion

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Da Dego, 20 Jun 2007.

  1. Da Dego

    Da Dego Brett Thomas

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  2. C-Sniper

    C-Sniper Stop Trolling this space Ądmins!

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    How Ironic. Someone looses(technically since they settled out of court) and now they want money from the win of the other loser.
     
  3. Hells_Bliss

    Hells_Bliss New Member

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    well, if they were smart enough to sign a contract with that built in, and immersion was stupid enough to sign it, then sure I can see this happening. MS will win too.
     
  4. mctigger

    mctigger New Member

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    im just wondering, if immersion settled out of court, and the deal they made with microsoft was if they won, which indicates to me in court, they get the payement, but as immersion and sony settled out of court, microsoft shouldn't get anything. well thats how i read it from what i have seen.
     
  5. cjmUK

    cjmUK Old git.

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    That's why we have courts and lawyers...so we can argue a lot over what seems to be straight-forward. *Everything* is open to interpretation.
     
  6. mctigger

    mctigger New Member

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    yeah i know, but was just making my point, nothing is straightforward these days :( lol
     
  7. completemadness

    completemadness New Member

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    lol so now Sony sue for uncompetitive business practises, and everyone gets their money back, gg :D
     
  8. Spacecowboy92

    Spacecowboy92 Gettin' Lazy

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    What an odd and complicated deal to make. Why dident Immersion just say give us the money, no frills.
     
  9. Hells_Bliss

    Hells_Bliss New Member

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    because they weren't sure they were going to win against sony? i dunno
     
  10. Amon

    Amon inch-perfect

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    [​IMG]

    Megasoft needs to get lost.
     
  11. TheVoice

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    They have every right to defend the contract. Any company could have done the same thing.
     
  12. SNIPERMikeUK

    SNIPERMikeUK New Member

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    Odd thought comes to mind!!!

    I only wish i thought of that....I mean motors in pads who ever thought it.
     
  13. Constructacon

    Constructacon Constructing since 1978

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    Immersion did. Then made a bundle off it ;)

    Microsoft are justified here. Immersion should never have signed that contract. Idiots.
     
  14. Tyinsar

    Tyinsar 6 screens 1 card since Nov 17 2007

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    To me the deal Immersion & MS made sounds a little fishy:

    Immersion: We want money from you but we'll cut you a deal if we get more from Sony.
    MS: hmm, pocket change for us plus we'll get some back. This hurts the PS3. How can we help?

    Immersion: .oO( :hehe: , MS "admitting guilt" helped us get Sony. :idea: Maybe we can run with the money while they're not looking. :worried: )

    Edit: Just finished reading Brett's article (link) It's exactly what I was thinking.
     
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  15. Amon

    Amon inch-perfect

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    Conceiving that backdoor kind of contract condition, to me, vividly depicts Megasoft having their F-box irrecoverably deep up their... ass-uming ego.

    They're just asking for a bum rap when they, being the guilty one in the rumble technology lawsuit, append these 'conditional scenarios' onto their agreement: it doesn't make sense for the guilty party to be seeking compensation from the prosecutor; totally illogical, if not countersue-worthy.

    I'm also scratching my head at Immersion's choice to agree to those conditions.
     
  16. mikeuk2004

    mikeuk2004 What you Looking at Fool!

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    What a strange deal. I mean you sue MS and Sony and let Ms off £15M if they win against Sony.

    So Sony is not only paying its own bill to Immersion but is also paying for MS's bill too.

    Alot of money just for a little rumble.
     
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