Patent troll claims HTTPS websites infringe crypto patent, sues everybody
The latest batch of cases was lodged November 25. The cases name AT&T, Costco, Expedia, GoPro, Groupon, Netflix, Pinterest, Shutterfly, Starwood Hotels, Target, and Yahoo, among others. All the lawsuits include virtually identical language. "Defendant has committed direct infringement by its actions that comprise using one or more websites that utilize Elliptic Curve Cryptography (“ECC”) Cipher Suites for the Transport Layer Security...