What the hell? They were awarded because Apple patented what? Rounded corners and 'pinch and zoom'? The patent office needs an overhaul if they are going to allow such wide ranging patents.

I don't disagree that Samsung phones look very similar to iPhones, but please give me better reasons for hurting consumers than some vague and wide-ranging blanket patents.

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