“Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be on sale ‘next week’ after the High Court today denied Apple’s request to appeal an earlier decision overturning the ban on the device,” Asher Moses reports for The Sydney Morning Herald.
Today’s decision was critical as if Apple was granted special leave to appeal against the decision the Samsung tablet would most likely never see the light of day, as by the resolution of the case it would have been overtaken by newer products,” Moses reports. “In a telephone interview after today’s ruling Samsung Australia vice president of telecommunications, Tyler McGee, said he was pleased with the outcome. ‘It’s fantastic for us and also for the consumers in Australia who now have the opportunity to play with the Galaxy [Tab 10.1].’ Samsung’s tablet would be available to take home from stores ‘towards the latter part of next week,’ he said.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Justice is indeed blind. And deaf. And dumb.
So, rejoice, discerning Aussies, you now have the ability to ignore a derivative piece of shit like the rest of us.
Again, what’s the point of innovating if your inventions can simply be stolen at will and sold for years before the “legal system” catches up, if it ever does?
Regardless of glacial and fallible courts and judges, we consumers can swiftly exact a measure of justice on our own:
Boycott Samsung. We no longer buy Samsung-branded products and advise our millions of readers worldwide to also avoid purchasing Samsung-branded products until they cease stealing Apple’s patented IP.
Apple’s products came first, then Samsung’s: