Re: [Banshee-List] What can I do to get into the project? I'm purchasing an iPhone...
- From: Aaron Bockover <abockover novell com>
- To: banshee-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Banshee-List] What can I do to get into the project? I'm purchasing an iPhone...
- Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2008 22:28:38 -0500
I am all for this. I'll poke around Novell, maybe we can draft a formal
complaint and have others pile it on as well.
On Fri, 2008-12-19 at 12:52 +0100, David Nielsen wrote:
> 2008/12/19 Bertrand Lorentz <bertrand lorentz gmail com>
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 12:52 AM, Aaron Bockover
> <abockover novell com> wrote:
> > The best thing that can happen right now is a collective
> body like the
> > EU taking action against Apple for non-compete/monopolistic
> > like they did against Microsoft. A company of Novell's size
> likely can't
> > or won't directly take on the issue unfortunately. A class
> action suite
> > is really what is in order if it's not going to be handled
> in the EU.
> I'd just like to add that the whole "EU vs Microsoft" thing
> started by a complaint by Sun to the European Commission in
> After a quite complicated process, it ended up with the big
> fine and
> requirements in 2007.
> I don't know if the European Commission can start
> investigations on
> its own, without a complaint
> IANAL, I just work in a institution that is full of them, and
> sometimes likes to uphold big fines to big companies
> (http://curia.europa.eu/) ;)
> So maybe we can get the Linux Foundation or say Red Hat, Novell and
> Xandros to complain of Apple's business practices and in maybe 5 years
> something will happen. I spend all last night trying to figure out
> where to issue a complaint to the local Danish government agency in
> charge of monopoly abuse but I simply cannot figure it out.
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