The social graph of telecom litigants just got a little more convoluted

With thanks and apologies to, whose lovely graphic we’ve updated to put Apple’s AAPL countersuit against Motorola MOT late Friday into context.

Source: Information Is Beautiful

Note, as David McCandless and James Key pointed out three weeks ago when they posted the original, that the companies whose revenues are shrinking tend to launch more lawsuits than those that are growing.

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