Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 10th Aug 2013 11:00 UTC
Legal Ed Black, President & CEO of the Computer & Communications Industry Association:

The Administration’s unprecedented decision to veto an ITC "Section 337" import ban against Apple for infringing Samsung's intellectual property is a disruptive and potentially dangerous development that calls into question the fairness of our trading regime and could undermine the way US companies are treated globally.


Adjudication by USTR fiat, however, is unacceptable and invites other countries to do the same. While Ambassador Froman's letter cites policy issues, it offers little helpful analysis or guidance. And it ignores the ITC's determination that Apple failed to prove either that Samsung's patent was a standard-essential patent or that Samsung breached its obligation to a standards-setting organization.

Well said.

This is the core of the problem with Obama's veto. Not only did he completely and utterly contradict the findings of an expert panel of judges who investigated all the materials in great detail, he also sent out a very strong message: if you're a foreign company doing business in the US, you will be treated as a second class citizen. Combined with the endless stream of negative press concerning surveillance and which hunts for whistleblowers, the US just got a whole lot less enticing for technology companies.

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RE[9]: Comment by Stephen!
by novad on Sat 10th Aug 2013 19:55 UTC in reply to "RE[8]: Comment by Stephen!"
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Thank you for your insults. There was not more to expect from brainwashed fanboys.

And you are talking about rational discussion? Funny...

I allready read that document... In what way is it in contradiction with what I said?

Oh yeah... The distortion field... Sorry.

Just one last info. After that I won't answer anything else from you.

EVEN if a new veto would be pronounced to protect Samsung nothing would change regarding Apples "protection"

Samsungs hardware touched by this decision are old models barely sold in the US.

The Apple phone "saved" by the Veto (Last one was by Regan!!) is the 4th in the list of best selled phones in the US.

P.S: I find funny that each of your post is immediatly rated with 2 comments... Or you have a lot of followers (Who knows...) or you have created additional accounts to upvote yourself... Pathetic

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