Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Does someone need to take con-troll?
At this year’s graduation ceremony, the class of 2015 will get the chance to learn an important lesson: In the real world, success is measured in bills, not principles. The keynote speaker for UCLA’s commencement ceremony has just been announced as Nathan Myhrvold. He is the cofounder of Intellectual Ventures, the worlds biggest “patent troll,” a company that exploits the loopholes in the patent-granting system by collecting patents and suing other companies, both big and small, hoping to get a piece of their revenue...
Full op ed at http://dailybruin.com/2015/04/28/ara-shirinian-students-need-a-voice-in-commencement-speaker-decisions-2/
A troll? They KID you not: