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Samsung destroyed evidence twice, Apple wants to tell the jury

0. phoneArena 01 Aug 2012, 21:08 posted on

Apple wants to inform the jury in Apple v. Samsung that not once, but twice Samsung destroyed email evidence pertaining to a jury trial; once was when email that was supposed to be saved for the current trial was deleted and the same thing happened in 2004 during a different case...

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posted on 01 Aug 2012, 22:34 2

16. onilink67 (Posts: 8; Member since: 18 Jun 2012)


Many companies have this policy but I've never heard of something as extreme as 20 days like Samsung has. I however find it hard to believe that someone at the level of a Principle Engineer didn't backup his emails to PST files or Islands I believe they are called in the lotus notes world. Most of these blame should be on this particular engineer as anyone in engineering would know have everything in writing because when bullets start flying later on they are your ammo.

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 22:40 5

17. steelcityball2k5 (Posts: 1; Member since: 01 Aug 2012)


I just don't understand why apple is wasting millions and millions of dollars trying to run Samsung into the ground... Why not take those funds and invest them into jumping ahead of the curve instead of just catching up every November.

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 22:59

18. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Not even catching up, just staying a step ahead of obsolescence

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 01:40 1

24. stevetruman (Posts: 15; Member since: 27 Jul 2012)


way to go, samsung..!!! destroy yourself and let the case goes on and on.. and probly do the best to file bankrupty..!!!hahhahaha.. waiting for the day to happen..!!!!

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 01:59 3

27. tedkord (Posts: 12861; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


You'll be long dead and gone before that day comes.

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 02:05

34. quakan (Posts: 1391; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)


Nothing is deleted on the Internet. That email can still be archived somehow.

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 02:05 2

35. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


Android fans do you think Samsung is killing their own case by repeatedly not following judges orders?

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 02:53 1

37. roscuthiii (Posts: 2227; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)


Oh yeah, Samsung is definitely fumbling the ball.

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 02:14 2

36. Seannyc (Posts: 59; Member since: 21 Jul 2012)


Don't trust those krazy koreans! Look at KIm Jong Ill!
samsung is deffianately not making the right moves!

jk jk im asian I can say it you cant ;)

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 19:47

50. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


U know judge koh is asian right? And samsung is south korea not north. Do a little history before you comment bout a company origin.

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 02:58 1

38. roscuthiii (Posts: 2227; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)


Well, if Apple wants to bring something not related to the case on hand, Samsung should be allowed to do the same. It's not like there aren't skeletons in Apple's closet.
With Judge Lucy Koh presiding over the bench though, I doubt they are given the reciprocation.
Koh's gotta go. She's either blatantly for Apple or just totally inept. Samsung's well on their way to botching their own case, we don't need the judge ushering it along.

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 03:09 1

39. roscuthiii (Posts: 2227; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)


Because of Koh's Korean descent, I believe what she is doing is trying to show that she isn't going to favor Samsung because of her heritage, but in the end that is still a travesty of justice when a judge is partial to one side over another in the blatant manner she has shown.
Then to, there's also her husband's business ties. That should have been deemed a conflict of interest from the start.
At best this should be declared a mistrial, at worst Lucy should be removed from the bench.

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 19:49

51. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


We dont need a company like apple to pay their way out of the court room

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 05:02 1

41. Shino (banned) (Posts: 196; Member since: 23 Jul 2012)


Bhaaa, Samsung - yellow pants! Gotcha! :))) Cheeky little b'staaads! :))) Show the judge ''the other hand''! :)

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 05:24 1

42. gesick (Posts: 1; Member since: 02 Aug 2012)


LOL,. there's nothing left original in this world,... all just innovations,... and if your product is great there is nothing to worry about,.... even they copy it,... just create a new one that will stand-out the rest,... ----anyway they just want our money----

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 07:49 1

45. fraydoe (Posts: 57; Member since: 27 Dec 2011)


omfg, seriously now its a little annoying, theyre like some little kids, the judge should just dismiss the case with a big STFU and DEAL WITH IT

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 19:50 1

52. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


Apple cries more time than samsung.

posted on 03 Aug 2012, 22:04

53. viper1983 (Posts: 36; Member since: 03 Aug 2012)


Samsung sheep may not like how this trial turns out

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