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Iphone-Class Action Lawsuite

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by corvetteguy78, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. corvetteguy78

    corvetteguy78 Well-Known Member VIP

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    Nifty, the lawyers will make millions but we, as users, may get access to allot more apps and service providers...Would rather be the lawyers
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    In the meantime, apps and Iphones will cost more due to this lawsuit.
     
  3. UNDR8D

    UNDR8D ...has a job!

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    So be a lawyer.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Too much work involved.
     
  5. TurboMirage

    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    rediculous. i dont see a problem here. iphone is going to verizon.
     
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    Drake Well-Known Member VIP

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    The issue at hand is that gen one owners of the iPhone where not aware that AT&T/Apple had a 5 or 6 year exclusive agreement. So gen one owners could have figured on purchasing the iPhone on AT&T finishing out their contract and jumping to Verizon. Which as it turns out it was not possible because of the exclusive.
     
  7. corvetteguy78

    corvetteguy78 Well-Known Member VIP

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    so scandilous:ph34r:
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    they would have known if they would have read their service agreement. but who reads things nowadays :shrug: you cant expect the common joe to do anything for himself anymore.
     
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    Drake Well-Known Member VIP

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    It also looks like they are pressing Apple on not being allowed to side load applications. But I belive this is being handled in another court. If I remember correctly they are looking for a decision from the courts on jail breaking. Apples postion is that jail breaking violates the DMCA.
     
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    that is arguable. old jailbreaks are ROM based and definately violate. the one ones, do not change the bootrom anymore, so they do not.
     
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    Maybe Jobs and Seidenberg are talking in secret, but there's no evidence of that at all right now.

    EDIT: Inside the company, anyway. The CDMA chip in newer iPhones is something, but I see that as more of a carrot to try and sway them than anything else.
     
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    the iphone has a hold on bandwagooneers. there's plenty of better phones for similar or less cost on similar or better networks.
     
  13. E_SolSi

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    i am by no means even remotely a fan of apple... but seriously, this suit is fucking retarded....

    apple has locked down all of their shit since they started selling shit back in the damn 70s... everyone knows this... dont like it BUY SOMETHING ELSE

    they have also been determining what software they would allow people to install on their devices for over 20 years... nothing new here either... dont like it BUY SOMETHING ELSE

    making AT&T their exclusive partner did not drive up prices or stifle competition for smartphones... a simple search of cnet for "smartphones" brings up 631 results... 26 of which are Apple phones... for comparison RIM has 115, HTC has 98, and Nokia has 89... Samsung (66), Motorola (53), Palm (39) and LG (28) also all have more smartphones than Apple... as for providers... Unlocked phones lead the way with 108, followed by AT&T with 101, followed up with T-Mobile (52), Verizon (51), Sprint (49), other small time players(18 total)... again, there are plenty of other options out there... dont like it BUY SOMETHING ELSE

    the only thing Apple has a monopoly on is brain dead little fucks thinking that their shit is a status symbol...

    when the iPhone first came out it had the best internet browser available on a mobile device... since then plenty of others have stepped up their game and included internet browsers that are as good or better...


    and as of the last check, between Feb and May 2010 Apple lost 1 full point in market share (25.4 - 24.4%)

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    Google's Android Gobbles Smartphone Share - DailyFinance

    seeing that a lot of really good devices have dropped in the past month or so i am somewhat excited to see how this pans out when the next market share reviews come out in August


    but seriously.... suing because you are pissed off that you bought a device you are not happy with is flat out retarded
    anyone involved with this suit as well as the judge that accepted it should all be hit in the head with a fucking hammer
     
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    Drake Well-Known Member VIP

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    I would suggest using the 18" Stanley Fatmax Xtreme Fubar utility bar. Which is fitting; Apple = no options, Stanley Fubar = multiple options!

    For those who do not know what it looks like:

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  15. corvetteguy78

    corvetteguy78 Well-Known Member VIP

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    2 please
     
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    Drake Well-Known Member VIP

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    Ahhh dual wield, I like your style.
     
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    this is fucking retarded.

    this boils down to how fucked up cell phones are here in the u.s. if verizon and sprint switched to gsm, there wouldn't be the slightest fucking problem. but the reality is, you can't use a sim card at verizon. have you noticed t-mobile isn't bitching? exactly. you can get the phones to work on that network.

    in japan, you can go just buy a phone, pop in your sim card and call it a day. here you have to do some 2 year contract bullshit. if you lose your phone, you're fucked. fucking american cell phones.

    /rant
     
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