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jus10

join:2009-08-04
Sterling, VA

Nifty

That's ... brilliant.

Can we just Xerox the law on the west side of the pond and get that dropped into our service? It makes perfect sense.


fonzbear2000
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join:2005-08-09
Saint Paul, MN
said by jus10:

That's ... brilliant.

Can we just Xerox the law on the west side of the pond and get that dropped into our service? It makes perfect sense.
I totally agree.
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J E F F
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reply to jus10
said by jus10:

That's ... brilliant.

Can we just Xerox the law on the west side of the pond and get that dropped into our service? It makes perfect sense.
Agreed! Though I have never had issues, I would hate to see what happens if an accident occured..like your kids getting a hold of the phone.
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burgerwars

join:2004-09-11
Northridge, CA
reply to jus10
It makes sense, but who knows if the providers here will relent on such restrictions saying it's too much "government regulation." They prefer to let the meter run when a poor unknowing sole is roaming while watching streaming video of their favorite movies. Then they'll bill them broke claiming the customer owes them more money than their mortgage. They'll clean out the customer by getting what money they can.

This is what they call "capitalism."

NeoandGeo

join:2003-05-10
Harrison, TN
300 million poor
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nevtxjustin

join:2006-04-18
Dallas, TX
reply to jus10
said by jus10:

Can we just Xerox
No, because Xerox will git their panties in a wad for improper use of a trademarked name. But you can "photocopy" it. heh heh heh


sapo
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Why would Xerox complain about free marketing.
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nevtxjustin

join:2006-04-18
Dallas, TX
Good question...Why should the RIAA complain about free advertising of a song when used in a supermarket as background music.


sapo
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Not even close to the same thing. A company representing another companies work is much different compared to a companies name being used in a generic manner. Another relevant example would be saying Kleenex instead of tissues.

Anyway, this is basic stuff that even wiki has info for. Here is a list of goods that are no longer legally like protected like Xerox and Kleenex.

»en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ge···ademarks
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Kearnstd
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reply to jus10
Or Google instead of Search.


menumorut
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join:2005-07-04
Queens Village, NY
reply to jus10
said by jus10:

That's ... brilliant.

Can we just Xerox the law on the west side of the pond and get that dropped into our service? It makes perfect sense.
If users don't choose a limit, a limit of $68 per month is set for them...

90% of users are going to choose this option given that most of the users expect the government to read and explain the contract that they sign with their mobile provider.

This is a typical EU "let the government take care of us, they know better and has our best interest at heart" that is so widely accepted in Europe.

Carriers in EU can not even spec a decent phone terminal for the elderly (the oversimplified type).
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jhboricua
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said by menumorut:

This is a typical EU "let the government take care of us, they know better and has our best interest at heart" that is so widely accepted in Europe.
Because the typical US "let the corporation take care of us, they know better and has our best interest at heart" that is so widely accepted here is soooooooo much better, right?
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menumorut
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join:2005-07-04
Queens Village, NY
said by jhboricua:

Because the typical US "let the corporation take care of us, they know better and has our best interest at heart" that is so widely accepted here is soooooooo much better, right?
Lesser of two evils.

Have you tried lifestyle by government?

Move to EU try it and then post back.

I have. And I would take US competitive and incentive based market than the socialist one.
(It´s funny that many people strongly defend that the grass is greener on the other side but no one actually steps up to touch it or see it up close and personal.Talk is cheap!!!)

Worry not, if the health care reform passes you will start to feel one aspect of the "beautiful" Euro-pee-on lifestyle (and wait 6 months to be poorly attended).

Oh! Did I mention I was born in EU. Yes, is thaaat bad.
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ReneMH2

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"and wait 6 months to be poorly attended"

that's a stupid and debunked right wing talking point. Happens that i lived 34 years in Switzerland and that i had a near deadly accident at 17. Care was exceptional and my parent didn't pay a dime. The worst wait i ever had for a doctor was 3 days for a non emergency.

MrHappy316
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Monterey, CA
reply to menumorut
Were becoming too much of a litigious society. To even read most of the contracts I sign I need a lawyer. And thats what lawyers want for us as citizens not to understand a thing of what were reading and needing another lawyer to explain it to us. It's total crap, I understand the simple parts (ie.don't exceeded xxx minutes and xxx data and no use in foreign country unless you want to pay mega bucks) but why our lawyers making our society like this. Hell sometimes even the judges dont understand and need lawyers of their own to figure it out.

Badonkadonk
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Naperville, IL
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reply to sapo
Trademark dilution. If you don't try to enforce your mark, it becomes generic and you lose it.


menumorut
BE an American.

join:2005-07-04
Queens Village, NY
reply to ReneMH2
See!!You just want to play a politics games, left against right and so on.
Switzerland is not EU (it is on the continent but voted in referendum against admission to the Union), maybe thats why your care was so good.
Also Switzerland citizens are full fledge members of a militia and keep all their military grade weaponry at home (a very no-no in European Union).

There are "pockets" of countries that can teach a thing or two to US I agree, but these countries choose not to became part of EU venture for a reason not to be diluted in this failed experiment.

At lest you din not use the Principality of Andorra in your example.

If you think EU is so great, look at the P.I.G.S. countries where the average monthly salary is 900€ and the police will smack you around (I´m not even going to touch Eastern Europe).

I would mention the example of a acquaintance that had a arm tendon cut off at birth (she was delivered via cesarean) and did not get a dime or apology from the government run health care (she is now disabled for the rest of her life) but I am afraid that you will pegged this as political propaganda.
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menumorut
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Queens Village, NY
reply to MrHappy316
That´s very true.
But you don´t burn the house down because the roof is leaking.
You just change a few shingles (or a lot in this case).
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