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post #41 of 49
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Originally Posted by charlituna View Post

Frankly this thing reeks of the owners playing a game because they know the court is more likely to side with them. It's like filing in the East District of Texas which always seems to side with the group that filed the suit even if they are actually in the wrong (as later proven by a string of appeals).

Proview sold the Global Rights to this IP Development (or whatever it was called). Which was later proven to be either a front for Apple or always intending to sell to Apple. then once they knew they had 'been had' they suddenly jump up and say that no they sold the global rights to the areas that the company had the rights to which doesn't include China cause that area is owned by a branch company. And that company is refusing to play ball with Apple.

Basically they implied something that wasn't true once they found out that they might have been able to make more money. they didn't act in good faith etc. But the Chinese court isn't likely to see it that way.

Frankly I think that Apple should just not sell the iPad in China. Under any name. They should also prohibit shipments by any authorized resellers to China and allow the government to ban persons from bringing in iPads. That solves that issue right there. Then when Proview decides that they didn't really play nice and is willing to settle the whole thing, China can get back the iPad. And if someone tries to sell a clear knockoff using that iPad name, Apple should sue with strong implications that they will do whatever it takes to get all of their production out of China even if they have to take a loss of basically all profit for the next ten years to do it. AND they are going to call for all other US tech companies to join them in getting out of China (for a multitude of reasons). Then I bet the government won't be so quick to vote for the home team.

I agree with you in that I think the lawsuit is bogus but the actions you propose that Apple should take are just plain asinine.
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post #42 of 49
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Originally Posted by geekdad View Post

your speaking for America now? Maybe we should just bring those jobs back to the US....

Couldn't agree more. Look me up. I've been saying it for years.

Jobs' legacy should have ended with 'Jobs creates Jobs'... instead he only cared about the money, just like all the other CEOs destroying the country and bribing our politicians.
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Originally Posted by SDW2001 View Post

just keep it going until the other company shrivels.

Digital Trends says a ruling is expected within 48 hours. Not much time for the other company to shrivel up....
post #44 of 49
If I was Apple i would pull out of china and let them be. Who needs China. Just because the have over a billion people doesn't make up for the rest of the world population. If Apple pulled the manufacturing out of China then guess what that stupid law suit would mean nothing.
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post #45 of 49
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Couldn't agree more. Look me up. I've been saying it for years.

Jobs' legacy should have ended with 'Jobs creates Jobs'... instead he only cared about the money, just like all the other CEOs destroying the country and bribing our politicians.

Boohoo. He has a Company to run, and no obligation to help the American economy more than the American economy has an obligation to line his pockets. If he can't get his products built as efficiently in the U.S and/or can't do it at as low a cost as they could in China, then doing it in the U.S would be bad business, would bleed his company dry, and would have Investors and American consumers running away fast enough for him to close his doors.
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Couldn't agree more. Look me up. I've been saying it for years.

Jobs' legacy should have ended with 'Jobs creates Jobs'... instead he only cared about the money, just like all the other CEOs destroying the country and bribing our politicians.

You know, you may in fact be an /owner of Apple Stock

their stock performance doesn't benefit just a few people.

So while corporate greed may be "bad", it would be interesting to see people's reactions if all of a sudden their pension funds or mutual funds performance decreased due to corporations not being "bad."
post #47 of 49
Another Chinese co. in dedt & failing really bad, only way out is: Shake down, hands that feeds their people.
post #48 of 49
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Originally Posted by frankie View Post

Couldn't agree more. Look me up. I've been saying it for years.

Jobs' legacy should have ended with 'Jobs creates Jobs'... instead he only cared about the money, just like all the other CEOs destroying the country and bribing our politicians.

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post #49 of 49
Welcome to the "Asian Century". Now please remove your pants and bend over.
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