Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Sep 2010 21:52 UTC
Games I've often harped on Apple for its policy regarding jailbreaking, but of course, Apple isn't the only company engaging in such practices. We already talked about Motorola, and now, we have Sony - already a company with a checkered past when it comes to consumer rights. As it turns out, Sony don't want you jailbreaking your their Playstation 3.
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RE[7]: Ownership or Rental?
by bitwelder on Thu 9th Sep 2010 06:50 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Ownership or Rental?"
bitwelder
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2010-04-27

4. must be something like: when the prototype is presented internally, the marketing/legal department understands they are sitting on some golden eggs, and they recommends/dictate that it should not fall under any circumstances in competitor hands.
Hence 4B: engineering round to add 'countermeasures'

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RE[8]: Ownership or Rental?
by Neolander on Thu 9th Sep 2010 08:02 in reply to "RE[7]: Ownership or Rental?"
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2010-03-08

4. must be something like: when the prototype is presented internally, the marketing/legal department understands they are sitting on some golden eggs, and they recommends/dictate that it should not fall under any circumstances in competitor hands.
Hence 4B: engineering round to add 'countermeasures'

How does making the product crappier help preventing that the product fall in competitor's hands ? By making it less desirable for competitors ?

Edited 2010-09-09 08:02 UTC

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