By Richi Jennings. May 17, 2011.
Lodsys, a patent holding company -- or patent troll -- has been threatening iOS app developers with lawsuits over in-app purchasing functionality. It's not just an issue for Apple's (AAPL) ecosystem of iOS app developers, it has serious implications for enterprise IT people, as I'll explain, in The Long View...
Why should enterprise IT people care?
Well, at the risk of crassly misusing Pastor Martin Niemöller's famous anti-Nazi text: First they came for Apple, then they came for the app developers, then they came for me.