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Re: Stupid Law Suits

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:06 am

He is still the official McDonald's mascot, but I don't think they feature him so much in their advertising anymore.

Clowns have a bit of an image problem these days.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:01 am

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Re: Stupid Law Suits

Post by Rob Lister » Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:06 pm

The suit alleges that Apple lied about the screen sizes by counting non-screen areas like the notch and corners. So the new line of iPhones aren't "all screen" as marketed, according to the 55-page complaint. For example, iPhone X's screen size is supposed to be 5.8 inches, but the plaintiffs measured that it's "only about 5.6875 inches."
https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-lied-ab ... t-alleges/

They also complain that the pixels are "fake" pixels because they don't use your granddad's RGB. No OLED screen uses RGB, they use pentile instead. RB-GB is the new 'pixel'. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PenTile_matrix_family

Here's the actual complaint. It's a hoot. It is without merit since there's a footnote in the advertisements which addresses this minutiae difference.

It is without merit since there's a footnote in the advertisements which addresses this minutiae difference.
The display has rounded corners that follow a beautiful curved design, and these corners are within a standard rectangle. When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 5.85 inches (iPhone XS), 6.46 inches (iPhone XS Max), 6.06 inches (iPhone XR), or 5.85 inches (iPhone X) diagonally. Actual viewable area is less.
https://www.apple.com/iphone/compare/
I think the real reason for the lawsuit can be found on page 10. The exhibit shows the plaintiff's iphone.
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Re: Stupid Law Suits

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:48 am

Man suing his parents for giving birth to him without consent
An Indian man from Mumbai is suing his parents for giving birth to him "without his consent".

Raphael Samuel, 27, believes it is wrong to put an unwilling person through the "rigmarole" of life for the parents' benefit and has compared giving birth to "kidnapping and slavery".


Both of his parents are lawyers.
His mother Kavita Karnad Samuel, who is a lawyer, said yesterday that she admired his boldness.

"I must admire my son's temerity to want to take his parents to court knowing both of us are lawyers," she wrote.

"If Raphael could come up with a rational explanation as to how we could have sought his consent to be born, I will accept my fault.

"I'm very happy that my son has grown up into a fearless, independent thinking young man. He is sure to find his path to happiness."
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