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Inspire banned by ITC?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by xxkid123, Dec 20, 2011.

  1. xxkid123

    xxkid123 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Aug 16, 2011
    so lately there's been some hubub about Apple vs the world (AKA android users:D), especially ITC (US international trade court) ruling that all HTC phones running android 1.6 to 2.2 are infringing on a copyright. while there's a decent chance that the ruling is overturned, or that HTC may simply modify the OS with a sense update (unlikely, since it's a key feature), in the event that it isn't, will the Inspire be within this ban? although it has a 2.3 upgrade (which i am using- haven't had any glitches yet), it's shipped 2.2.

    the paraphrased ruling stated that HTC infringed on a copyright where users could tap on email addresses or phone number in text and directly go to dial them, rather than having to copy and paste them. pretty much like in SMS messages if someone texts you a link, you can tap on it and instantly go there. pretty difficult for HTC to change. Also, pretty much every other major smart phone producer does that too.

    so is the inspire banned? because if it is i better start stockpiling ammunition (jk):D:D


  2. John Redcorn

    John Redcorn Well-Known Member

    May 9, 2011
    In another thread someone said AT&T is already considering inspire to be end of life, probably not going to be any froyo inspires on any ATT shelves anywhere when this takes effect.
  3. Soundteq

    Soundteq Well-Known Member

    May 1, 2012
    Any more info on this? I can't seem to find any recently posted info on the web =\

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