What’s worse than a stock that goes from $300 to $1? A litigation-fest. Akamai, Digital Island, and Speedera are locked in a tangle of patent-infringement lawsuits. Maybe this will determine who dominates the lucrative opportunity to serve as the “Internet SS7 Network“, but more likely it will bring all three companies down. It’s not just the big guys who are giving in to the siren song of intellectual property law.