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An iPhone by Any Other Name Is Still an iPhone
Way back in the year 2000, Brazilian consumer electronics company Gradiente Eletronica SA (which changed its name to IGB Gradiente in 2010) registered "iphone," a funny old word that really didn't mean much until 2007, when American firm Apple released its iPhone to the world. Now, as Reuters reported, Apple may lose its trademark in Brazil. Either that, or some money's going to change hands well before the World Cup and next Olympics are slated to occur in Rio. (Photo courtesy Gradiente Electronica.)
@nimantha.de: Why not ? We should educate the other community members about the current situation and what are the wrong doings that are happening. I don't think it involves politics as such. It's the strategy that the government has implemented that is being criticized.
@asanka: I do get your point but I do not think we are allowed to talk about politics here. I feel it would be better if we rest the case from this point since I feel this issue is leading towards a political issue ultimately.
Kim you are right. Nobody likes to pay taxes as in our region only government employes are paying taxes not because they have liking for government but because it automatically got deducted from their salary. Anyone having control of his salary always try to avoid taxes as they are not sure about its proper usage. Any one guarentte its proper usage can ake people to pay without questioning.
@nimantha.de: Yes I'm also from Asia. Well if you are thinking about the future in that way yes its true but do you really think the tax money is being used for development for the country ? I don't think so and that is why I say something like this
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