Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 9th Dec 2011 23:10 UTC
Internet & Networking Think companies only use patents to block competition? Heck no, they apparently also use them to hinder the w3c standards process. As Opera's Haavard details, Apple is yet again using patents (or even just patent applications) to hinder or block the development of open standards. Sickening.
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Do not buy Apple stuff
by Janvl on Fri 9th Dec 2011 23:25 UTC
Janvl
Member since:
2007-02-20

The only way this company will change is if people refuse to buy their products.

I do not own one little piece of Apple hardware or software, how about you?

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RE: Do not buy Apple stuff
by kristoph on Sat 10th Dec 2011 01:52 in reply to "Do not buy Apple stuff"
kristoph Member since:
2006-01-01

Good for you sir. You are person of integrity. If you don't like a company, don't buy their stuff. Anything else is hypocrisy.

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v Do buy Apple stuff!!!
by krreagan on Sat 10th Dec 2011 03:26 in reply to "Do not buy Apple stuff"
RE: Do buy Apple stuff!!!
by Beta on Sat 10th Dec 2011 17:35 in reply to "Do buy Apple stuff!!!"
Beta Member since:
2005-07-06

52?
You come off sounding like a 23 year old bell‐end.

You’ve done well on the stock market buying a company when it was just leaving rock bottom prices. Be thankful for that in itself.

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v RE: Do not buy Apple stuff
by Hussein on Sat 10th Dec 2011 21:35 in reply to "Do not buy Apple stuff"
RE[2]: Do not buy Apple stuff
by Janvl on Sat 10th Dec 2011 22:16 in reply to "RE: Do not buy Apple stuff"
Janvl Member since:
2007-02-20

The lists of Apple stuff bought, sounds a bit like "mine is bigger then yours".

I never understood and will never understand these people, consider them the ultimate polluters.
Have a glimps at http://phonestory.org/

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RE: Do not buy Apple stuff
by diegoviola on Sun 11th Dec 2011 04:18 in reply to "Do not buy Apple stuff"
diegoviola Member since:
2006-08-15

The only way this company will change is if people refuse to buy their products.

I do not own one little piece of Apple hardware or software, how about you?


I never bought anything from Apple and never will.

I've been free from Microsoft/Apple and I've been using Linux for the last 12 years, and it feels great!

So long Microsoft/Apple.

Edited 2011-12-11 04:24 UTC

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RE: Do not buy Apple stuff
by shmerl on Sun 11th Dec 2011 04:42 in reply to "Do not buy Apple stuff"
shmerl Member since:
2010-06-08

Agreed. They deserve being boycotted by any honest person.

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