[mythtv-users] Fwd: Further Notice of Seagate Hard Drive Class Action and Proposed Settlement
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Mar 12 18:01:32 UTC 2010
On 03/12/2010 12:52 PM, Brian Wood wrote:
> On Friday 12 March 2010 10:40:03 am Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> It's almost like Seagate did nothing at all wrong--you know when they
>> told us they sold us a 500GB hard drive and they sold us a 500GB hard
>> drive! (The nerve!)
>> Then Microsoft told some clueless lawyers that the drive only had 466GiB
>> of space available, but /also/ used the abbreviation for gigabytes (GB),
>> /not/ gibibytes (GiB), so they thought that someone lied (and, we all
>> know MS would never lie or get anything wrong, so it /must/ be the HDD
>> vendor). IMHO, MS should foot the bill for this one.
> I agree they did nothing wrong, they are being punished because most consumers
> are stupid.
> But, since our warped system has decided that they *did* do something wrong,
> it then goes forward to do nothing except reward some lawyers and an outfit
> that sells dubious software.
> What a country.
Agreed. That is a travesty.
Especially since the lawyers get rewarded with the money you paid to
Seagate for the hard drives that the lawyers said weren't big enough.
The lawyers say you didn't get your money's worth, so they take some of
that money for themselves.
More information about the mythtv-users