“Research In Motion has sent a letter to a standards group complaining about Apple’s tactics in the battle over the upcoming nano-SIM standard, joining Nokia in trying to shed doubt over Apple’s efforts,” Mikael Ricknäs reports for IDG News.
“The RIM letter, which was submitted Wednesday, states that RIM over last few days has observed a number of people from one company changing their affiliation and registering to the meeting representing a completely different company. But voting by proxy during a technical body meeting is not allowed, according to RIM,” Ricknäs reports. “The letter highlights four examples, including three supposed Apple employees who have registered for Bell Mobility, KT Corp. and SK Telekom. Since voting by proxy isn’t allowed, they should not be allowed to take part in the proceedings, according to RIM.”
Ricknäs reports, “Apple’s proposal is reportedly backed by operators… ETSI will issue a statement when the votes have been cast, a spokesman said on Wednesday.”
Full article with a link to beleaguered RIMs’ letter here.
MacDailyNews Take: Those lacking clout whine in unison, but ’tis innovator who sets the agenda.
Leaders lead. Roadkill decays.
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