Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Aug 2012 12:24 UTC, submitted by henderson101
Legal "Comparing Samsung's flagship products before and after release of the iPhone & iPad, and how Apple's intellectual property infringement claims hold up." A terrible visual guide that ignores not only Samsung's own pre-iPhone designs, but also - and worse yet - the thirty-odd years of mobile computing that preceded the iPhone. Typical of today's technology world: a complete and utter lack of historical sense. Worse yet are the claims about icons: only the phone icon is similar, but Apple did not invent the green phone icon. This is a remnant of virtually all earlier phones which use a green phone icon for initiate/answer call, and a red phone icon for terminate/reject call. Claiming this deserves IP protection is beyond ridiculous, and shows just how low Apple is willing to go.
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RE[3]: Pre-designs?
by BushLin on Wed 8th Aug 2012 18:07 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Pre-designs?"
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My point is simply that your outburst focuses purely on the fact the evidence in question wasn't allowed to be used in the case, or as you put it:

"Ah, yeah, those designs that were thrown out of court. Riiight! The ones Samsung then got a tounge-lashing from the judge for when they leaked them to the press. The judge that Samsung apologists claim is biased, even though she refused both evidence..."

Your argument suggests that the evidence is somehow false and/or malicious but it was simply submitted too late for it to be considered during the case. You appear to have deliberately left this crucial detail out to make a false point.

For those not in the legal profession, looking from the outside; that evidence is still very much relevant to getting an idea of how much Samsung based their handsets on the iPhone.

BTW, demanding balance while making disingenuous statements is often seen as hypercritical and undermines your claims.

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RE[4]: Pre-designs?
by henderson101 on Thu 9th Aug 2012 15:44 in reply to "RE[3]: Pre-designs?"
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Again - what is the edidence if not false/questionable if presented so far down the line. It was released to the public to sway opinion in their favour. They didn't do it because they were trying to help people understand, they did I'd to play dirty. Just like Apple, who then tried to get te case closed in their favour because of the disclosure.

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RE[5]: Pre-designs?
by BushLin on Thu 9th Aug 2012 16:13 in reply to "RE[4]: Pre-designs?"
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If I had evidence that you had several profiles, voting your own comments up seconds after you posted would it become invalid if I mention this just before comments close for this story?

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