Techdirt: Amazon Patents Blurbs; Google Patents Snippets: "All it's really doing is creating personalized blogs based on a combination of external blog content, catalog content and user reviews. In other words, it's aggregating a personal feed of content from a variety of sources."
A very timely posting. Yesterday I was talking with our new VP at work were we agreed to disagree about patents. To me, patents slow down innovation. This blog pretty much seems to be an implementation of Amazon's patent.