Stupid Patent Application of the Week

I’ll have to start a new category for this I think – perhaps the “We know better than you, even though we’re stupid”

I thought this was some kind of joke to begin with…. alas not!

“Cingular applies to patent smileys Pointy Haired Boss

The United States’ largest mobile phone network Cingular this week applied to patent on emoticons, better known as smileys.

Come on guys? Are you living in the real world?

View the full article at “The Register“.

I suppose I’d better get them in whilst I still can :

:-p 🙁 :-{

Now don’t sue me! no

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