[CEUD-ICT] Samsung tries to block VoiceOver on iPhone

Edward Boxall eboxall at aconex.com
Sun Feb 24 10:39:07 GMT 2013

Gerry I have been a fairly quiet member but I have had an idea on how this could be publicised very quickly. An organisation called 38degrees:

38 Degrees | people. power. change.
38 Degrees brings you together with other people to take action on the issues that matter to you and ...

Could help create some action on your behalf?



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On 24 Feb 2013, at 10:34, "Gerry Ellis" <gerry.ellis at feelthebenefit.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> This story is moving along quickly. I brought it to the attention of the
> Convener of the Accessibility and Human Rights group within the ITU, which
> is the UN body which develops telecommunications standards. She has now
> brought it to the attention of the Director of the ITU Telecommunications
> Standardisation Bureau with a view to contacting Samsung. Let's see if this
> goes any further.
> Thanks again to Josh for raising this.
> Take care,
> Gerry Ellis
> If you don't know where you're going,
> How will you know when you get there?
> -----Original Message-----
> Subject: [CEUD-ICT] Samsung tries to block VoiceOver on iPhone
> In a very cynical move South Korean firm Samsung has recently sought an 
> injunction in a German court arguing Apple's VoiceOver screen-access 
> facility infringed one of its patents. [1]
> Well worth a read, and indeed IMHO encourages you to think twice before 
> buying any more of their products.
> Cheers
> Josh
> [1] http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21552733
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