Apple Successfully Blocks Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sales in Australia

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    I just read on engadget that samsung got the go ahead to sell the tablet there because they aren't selling the us version there.

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    Apple may be going "sue crazy" but the fact that these judges are ruling favorably towards them shows that maybe they actually DO have legit reasons for these lawsuits. But I know some people here just blow that off to Apple having these judges in their back pocket...........
     
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    Yeah, the judges wouldn't grant an injunction like this if they didn't think there might be something there. But I guess the conspiracy theories sound more sexy about corporate bribing and stifling innovation haha
     
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    Apple, Samsung Tablet Wars Reach Australia - WSJ.com

    So....was it voluntarily or were they forced ....is WSJ wrong....
     
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    Ok, so as I read more, I think what happened was Apple filed the injunction, and then Samsung volunteered to stop before the courts ruled on the injunction.

    But I don't get why Samsung would then say we're going to do it anyway now according to the Endgadget article. I'm sure if they do that, Apple will just renew the injunction....what a waste of time and money haha
     
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    Apple can't make a better product, so instead the just block the sales of the other products, nice.
     
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    how do you define better?
     
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    Im not surprised I mean lets look at the track record:

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    to me suing over form factor is no different that one car manufacturer suing another because their models look similar (which many of them do across the board). Yet they don't do this.

    It's ridiculous.
     
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    -1 Please take the time and do some reading on this. No court has ruled on Apple's filing. Nor has any court ruled on Samsung's counter.
     
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    :) This reminds me of the suit that McDonald's brought in Scotland a few years back against a 100+ year old Scottish restaurant named McDonald's. The restaurant is owned by a high ranking member of the Clan McDonald. I'll let you guess who won. Hint, it was not burger boy....
     
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    yes, that is why the hybrid cars (Prius, Insight, Volt) all are sorta similar, as they've got the design for the lowest drag.