This is just nuts. If they actually had the patents, then maybe they should have done something about it, say, 25 years ago when people first started doing this.
I built a tool way back called EFDS (Electronic File Distribution System) that sent application updates via a phone line - am I now infringing a company that I had never even heard of before?
Once again, first, "we kill all the lawyers..."
Company claims patent for download apps - News - ZDNet