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Old 07-19-2012, 06:34 AM   #1
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A bit of Karma..... [Apple must run Did not Copy Ads in Britain]

Perhaps one shouldn't laugh but it is rather funny

http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2...-copy-iPad-ads


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Old 07-19-2012, 07:29 AM   #2
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Old 07-19-2012, 07:47 AM   #3
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LONDON | Thu Jul 19, 2012 2:34pm IST

(Reuters) - Apple has been instructed by a British judge to run ads saying that Samsung did not copy its design for the iPad in the latest twist in the ongoing patent battles between the two tech giants, according to Bloomberg.

Judge Birss, who ruled last week that Samsung did not infringe Apple's designs because its Galaxy Tab tablets were not "as cool" as the U.S. company's iPad, said Apple should publish a notice on its website and in British newspapers to correct any impression that the South Korean company copied Apple, Bloomberg said.

The notice, which is in effect an advertisement for Samsung, should remain on Apple's website for at least six months, the report said.
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Old 07-19-2012, 09:20 AM   #4
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Another version of name and shame and Apple brought it on themselves.
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Old 07-19-2012, 09:23 AM   #5
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You just know that they will manage to put a positive spin on the advert...

'Hey, the Samsung Tablet isn't as cool as the iPad - how could they have copied the design?'
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Old 07-19-2012, 09:26 AM   #6
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Another version of name and shame and Apple brought it on themselves.
You'll have noted, I'm sure, that the judge ALSO said that the reason that Samsung weren't in violation was that the Tab wasn't as "cool" as the iPad. I'm sure that any "shame" Apple may feel will be more than assuaged by the fact that they can now claim "we're cooler than Samsung - the courts have said so!".
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Old 07-19-2012, 10:55 AM   #7
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Perhaps one shouldn't laugh but it is rather funny

Is this like doing 100 lines for being naughty a school.
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:58 AM   #8
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http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2...-copy-iPad-ads


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Do they have to write it with a blood quill?
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Old 07-19-2012, 12:13 PM   #9
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You'll have noted, I'm sure, that the judge ALSO said that the reason that Samsung weren't in violation was that the Tab wasn't as "cool" as the iPad. I'm sure that any "shame" Apple may feel will be more than assuaged by the fact that they can now claim "we're cooler than Samsung - the courts have said so!".
But, is it cool to make false accusations?
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Old 07-19-2012, 12:20 PM   #10
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Tubemonkey, I know it's a joke and one should never analyze jokes, but I wonder how long it took to set up the Sammy to look like that. That's sure not how it looks out of the box, nor how any normally-configured android device looks.
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Old 07-19-2012, 12:32 PM   #13
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Tubemonkey, I know it's a joke and one should never analyze jokes, but I wonder how long it took to set up the Sammy to look like that. That's sure not how it looks out of the box, nor how any normally-configured android device looks.
I have no idea. The funny thing is, the iPhone in the pic is a 3G and it came from an article about the iPhone 4.
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