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Re: Euro ban for Samsung Galaxy phone

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____/ 7 on Wednesday 24 Aug 2011 20:38 : \____

> Marti Van Lin wrote:
> 
>> On 24-08-11 19:08, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> 
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>>> ____/ Marti Van Lin on Wednesday 24 Aug 2011 16:38 : \____
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>>>> On 24-08-11 17:04, Hardon wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> <http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-14652482>
>>>>>
>>>>> <quote>
>>>>> Samsung has been banned from selling three models of its Galaxy
>>>>> smartphones in a number of European countries.
>>>>>
>>>>> The preliminary injunction was handed down by a court in the
>>>>> Netherlands after Apple filed a claim for patent infringement.
>>>>>
>>>>> It claimed that Samsung had copied technology owned by Apple relating
>>>>> to the way photos are displayed on mobile devices.
>>>>>
>>>>> The embargo is due to come into effect in seven weeks.
>>>>>
>>>>> A district court in the Hague upheld Apple's claim concerning one
>>>>> specific patent - EP 2059868 - which outlines an interface for viewing
>>>>> and navigating photographs on a touchscreen phone.
>>>>> </quote>
>>>>
>>>> Fortunately
>>>>
>>>> [quote]
>>>>
>>>> The ruling does _not_ prohibit sales of the Samsung Galaxy Tab, which
>>>> had been mentioned in the original lawsuit.
>>>>
>>>> [/quote]
>>>>
>>>> I have a very cheap Chinese Tom-Tech WM8650 7" Tablet, running Android
>>>> 2.2 "Froyo" now, with a custom "Honeycomb" ROM.
>>>>
>>>> For Christmas I defiantly want to buy myself a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.
>>>
>>> BBC is being a liar here.
>>>
>>> http://www.muktware.com/blogs/2343
>> 
>> Thanks, that's a lot more accurate ;-)
>> 
>> Poor Apple, they've been digging their own grave in favour of Samsung
>> and Android in general.
> 
> 
> And not just that, they have now unlocked the door to Android flood
> gates. Everyone one who never thought about making Android can start
> making androids because appil crocporation has custard pie thrown
> at them in EU courts.
> 
> If I were a far east manufacturer, I'd see appil failing
> catastrophically as a green light to go make a huge variety of Androids
> and start selling them with improved features and differentiators.
> You can pile as much technology as you want because you know sales
> are going to be good for the next few years.

Suddenly Apple reports shortages. I guess making Samsung
angry was not too smart. :-)

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