Best Buy files a lawsuit to get "Jane and John Doe", or whoever leaked that Samsung Galaxy S III info
0. phoneArena 04 Jul 2012, 04:00 posted on
That leak that came from Best Buy Canada about the upcoming top-secret Samsung flagship - the Galaxy S III? Well, it must have irked the management to no end, as the electronics retailer is taking drastic measures to curtail the incident and make sure it doesn't happen again...
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1. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
I mean, if Samsung got all pissy and revoked partnerships or whatever, I can sorta understand. But this is just silly.
2. rf1975 (Posts: 258; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)
I think this leak helped the SIII sale. It did not do any negative impact on SIII, Best Buy or Samy. ??
3. Hammerfest (Posts: 383; Member since: 12 May 2012)
The wheaties already tasted like s**t, why was he upset when I s**t in his wheaties anyway?
Well, the basterd took a s**t in MY wheaties no matter if it didnt change the flavor! MY wheaties damnit! If I want more s**t flavoring ill s**t in them myself! MINE MINE MINE GREED CONTROL FREAK OCD ARSEHOLE SYNDROME NOM NOM NOM...
Its a valid "human" responce...
Still, im going to agree with the majoirty of CONSUMERS, leaks are the ULTIMATE PR/ADVERTISEMENTS that ANY company can have... EVER!
I have no doubt that the leaked information had both positive and negative effects, but not enough to complain about the negative part:
First thought: Sweet GS3!
Second thought: Sweet I know when, or about when I can get my GS3!
Third thought: Sweet! I know a good place I can get my GS3 and around what date I can start keeping my eye out!
EDIT: well theres negative now. Current thought: that company is going after the person responsible for my first 3 excited thoughts, make that 2, and I will make sure to buy from another company!
10. bayusuputra (Posts: 962; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)
Unless best buy is already been bought under the table by "you-know-who".. and they don't want any PR/advertisement whatsoever for the SGS3 but keeping the limelight for the upcoming rumoured-to-be 4" metal back phone that usually comes with 16/32/64GB memory..
5. Kan_wha (Posts: 88; Member since: 25 Jun 2012)
Well it is Canadian management, not exactly the brightest around. Also refer to the following companies for references. Nortel, ATI and now RIM... See a pattern here?
8. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)
Yes, it's called loose bowel syndrome or LBS; in some countries it's also considered diahrea.
7. imkyle (Posts: 1073; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)
Best Buy your sales are down. Any leaked info for your store can only help sales.
9. nicholassss (Posts: 368; Member since: 10 May 2012)
If it werent for leaks ho could us nerds make informed decisions on when, where and what we're gonna buy. not a big enough deal to make this big of a deal about it.
11. Aeires (unregistered)
"Your honor, we'd like to call a recess while we try and figure out who it is we are suing."