Jun. 8th, 2011

For a long time most of the public who knows anything about it has bought the propaganda (from DRAM manufacturers colluding with AMD) that Rambus went to JEDEC meetings, secretly patented what they saw there, then tried to profit by suing makers of JEDEC-standard parts. Completely false, and shown to be so in court case after court case. So the press should have fun with what's about to come out in the antitrust suit, Rambus vs. Micron, Hynix, etc.

Jury selection began today, trial actually starts in 2-3 weeks, depending on how quickly they get a jury for what promises to be a 2-3 month case. Since the defendants (Micron, Hynix, etc.) have already plead guilty to pricefixing DDR, which was part of the scheme to defeat Rambus memory and steal its component innovations, it will be hard for the defendants. Here's a bit of transcript from arguments in an earlier case which gives you the flavor of it:

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