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Nokia is contacting Russian authorities to help retrieve their Nokia N8 prototype

Nokia is contacting Russian authorities to help retrieve their Nokia N8 prototype
We all probably remember in detail the whole ordeal that transpired with the lost/missing iPhone 4, but in a similar fashion, we're beginning to see the same thing play out with Nokia and how they're attempting to retrieve their prototype Nokia N8 handset. Eldar Murtazin, mobile-review's chief, was one of the first to blow off the lid regarding Nokia's next saving grace handset by posting some interesting news regarding the handset. We'd imagine that the preview offered by Murtazin himself probably didn't sit too well with Nokia as there weren't that many positive remarks about the handset at the time. Nokia is apparently in the process of retrieving that Nokia N8 prototype and any other unauthorized Nokia property with the aid of Russian authorities. It's reported that the Finnish company “formally requested the return of all unauthorized Nokia property from Mr. Murtazin and he declined to respond.” Conversely, Murtazin has spoken out on the situation and vehemently denies not contacting Nokia as he said that numerous attempts were made over the past few months in contracting them, but unfortunately they did not get back to him regarding the matter. Both sides might have their own stories to this ordeal, but we'd imagine that legal action might be in place as Nokia's lawyers will do whatever it takes – so we'll have to wait and see if Murtazin moves to get them off his back.

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:47

1. CRICKETownz (Posts: 980; Member since: 24 Oct 2009)

Its been years since the first cellphone was made and now we have not once or twice but three times that a device has been carelessly "misplaced"...by accident, allegedly. Think this is the new thing to get the buzz created around a new phone release.

posted on 07 Jul 2010, 22:32

2. jpropin (Posts: 152; Member since: 20 May 2010)

Don't be so cynical!! Do you really think things like stolen phones, unauthorized videos on YouTube, mysterious employee leaks, misplaced phones miraculously found in the Gold's Gym Juice Bar by internet bloggers are all related to hyping new products! Corporations would never stoop to such things!

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