another -gate

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Aug 8 21:17:15 UTC 2010

At 8/8/2010 03:28 PM, victor steinbok wrote:
>There was unquestionable cover-up, complete with the usual stages.
>First, Apple denied the problem altogether. Then they agreed to
>replace some phones for people who complained, but still denied the
>problem. Then they offered the "bumper", but claimed it was a
>good-will gesture, not a recognition of the problem. Now they are
>admitting the design flaw, but still blame the user for the specific
>positions of the hand that cause problems and claim that the "bumper"
>solves the problem (it does not). Finally, the VP in charge of the
>design team has resigned--will more heads roll?

Are we reminded of Toyota-gate and uncontrolled acceleration?


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