Amazon was already offered a settlement and relatively small fine to settle the compliant. Bezos turned it down, thus todays' action.
Amazon was offered a settlement and fine but turned it down saying they do not believe they need to alter their rules at all. So the FTC was backed into suing them today.http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/amazon-rejects-ftc-demands-over-in-app-purchases/#!bcn2ydhttp://www.androidcentral.com/ftc-going-after-amazon-app-purchases-made-kids
This offers a little more detailhttp://en.apdnews.com/news/103839.htmlThe patent was apparently applied for in 2004 and granted in 2006. According to the lawsuit SRI didn't begin Siri development until 2007.