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____/ nessuno on Thursday 15 Oct 2009 14:48 : \____
> On Oct 15, 5:19 am, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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>> Document: Microsoft, T-Mobile sued over Sidekick data outage
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>> | Here's a copy of one (PDF, 21 pages), filed on
>> | behalf of Maureen Thompson, a Georgia resident who
>> | experienced a "complete and catastrophic loss of
>> | all data on her daughter's Sidekick." The suit
>> | claims that the architecture of Danger's Sidekick
>> | data system contributed significantly to the
>> | problem.
>> Sidekick users share their horror stories
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>> | Now it seems that all my information may be lost for good. It's
>> | infuriating. Especially when they could have been more precise in
>> | their text messages and let us users know what actions may be damaging
>> | to the livelihood of our stored data!!
>> | I hope you continue to investigate this issue. And I am keeping my
>> | ears open for any legal action being taken against T-mobile/MS/Danger
>> | for this horrible oversight.
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> The truth still hasn't come out. There have been theories and rumors
> about why there were no backups, or why the backups were destroyed
> along with the originals, but little in the way of hard facts.
> My feeling is that one should never blame conspiracies on what can be
> explained by ordinary human incompetence (bombing the Chinese embassy
> in Belgrade, for example). While no one doubts that Microsoft
> engineers know the importance of backups, anything is possible with
> incompetent management.
> Most people are blaming T-mobile instead of Microsoft. Of course,
> they did trust Microsoft with their reputation...
The bottom line though, is that the Sidekick/Danger brand is tarnished. Microsoft
~~ Best of wishes
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