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Fleshing out the anti-politics policy

Having conferred with Brad via PM, I want to clarify this board's policy with respect to political discussions.

If a political issue affects Apple as a company more than it would most companies, it's fair game for discussion here. A hypothetical example would be if Congress were debating a bill that would make it illegal for anyone to download any media file to more than one device. Clearly, Apple would be affected a lot more by the outcome of such a debate than would, say, IBM, Dell, HP, etc.

If a political issue affects the macro economy in some way, but doesn't affect Apple any more than it would any other company, it is not a topic for discussion here.
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183226This week's top 10 paid and free apps for iPhone and iPad on the App Store BMoonray-4 minutes ago
183225This week's top 10 paid and free apps for iPhone and iPad on the App Store BMoonray-14 minutes ago
183224Apple Inc. Rolls Out FaceTime Camera Driver Update For All 2015 MacBooks Apple Moonray-27 minutes ago
183223S&P Assigns 'AA+' Issuer-Level Rating to Apple's (AAPL) GBP-DenoMoonray-37 minutes ago
183222pyslent I just feel like the ads misrepresent what the Watch is good for-- In mNeal Guttenberg-5 hours ago
183221Poll: Three months in, are those Apple Watch activity circles motivating, annoyiMoonray16 hours ago
183220I think people want to see what the watch can do so showing off some of the appspyslent-12 AM
1832193D Xpoint memory: Faster-than-flash storage unveiled bbc.com ----- SuperfastDoren-yesterday
183218One wonders if they read comments on their own board... I think not. They ruinedDoren2yesterday
183217pyslent, OTOH, these new ads for the Watch completely miss the mark, with theirNeal Guttenberg-yesterday
183216It appears as though the Street is definitely expecting single digit or very lowKurthend2yesterday
183215Doren, maybe no one from Yahoo reads this board.aaplAnnie-yesterday
183214You'll be able to get a free iPhone 6S when it launches if you buy an iPhoneMoonray-yesterday
183213Apple: Silver Lining in Low AT&T Q2 Upgrades, Says BTIG BTIG Research’s WalMoonray-yesterday
183212Watch integrated nicely with the Maps. Accurate and timely. Was very nice to havpyslent3yesterday
183211Strangely enough, someone here on SI who works for google read my post bitching Doren2yesterday
183210Moon, I would agree with the article that the Watch can be slow at times but moNeal Guttenberg5yesterday
183209 China produces over 760 million handsets in 1H15, says MIIT Chia-Han Lee, TaipeMoonray-yesterday
183208Worldwide smartphone market posts 11.6% increase in 2Q15, says IDC Press releaseMoonray-yesterday
183207 Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments decline 10% in 2Q15 Jim Hsiao, DIGIMoonray-yesterday
18320610 Worst Apple Products Ever o~~~ OMoonray1yesterday
183205Apple Watch ads: 15 seconds, short and sweet o~~~ OMoonray-yesterday
183204> - don’t worry about Apple in China No reason. On the other hand Apple had Doren-yesterday
183203Obviously, we will learn everything we need to know about the iPhone sales trajepyslent-Monday
183202I am surprised that the FY16 estimates are so low, and I predict they will be gornsmth-Monday
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