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" managed to bluff their way into a patent on one-click ordering, a technology used by every Internet commerce site. It is a simplistic, obvious technology that no one should've been allowed to patent. If we permit them to continue suing Barnes & Noble and their other competitors, they will achieve a technology monopoly across all Internet commerce sites. Not only is this unscrupulous and immoral, but it will mean higher prices everywhere. To put this patent in perspective, it is as if someone were allowed to patent the process of taking a credit card order over the phone."

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