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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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197695Exactly - but could they physically plug it in? With wall plugs, each electricStock Puppy-5 hours ago
197694 most airplanes (not the DC outlets that are on commercial airliners) are runninengineer-1 AM
197693The Apple brand transformers that you plug the USB into are good up to 220 VAC. Stock Puppy-yesterday
197692French officials are investigating whether an iPhone and iPad played a role in Moonray1yesterday
197691Notoriously bearish Apple analyst predicts doom because of 'iPhone 8' pMoonray1yesterday
197690Apple Employee's Vacation Blackout Dates Suggest Possible Window for iPhone Moonray-yesterday
197689App Revenue: Apple’s App Store Is Printing Millionaires Publishers who are keenMoonray1yesterday
197688Apple posts directions for watching the WWDC 2017 keynote ... o~~~ OMoonray-yesterday
197687BlackBerry awarded final $940 million in arbitration with Qualcomm over royaltieMoonray-yesterday
197685Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments decline sharply in April Max Wang, Taipei; SMoonray-yesterday
197684Rumor, rumor, rumor: New iPhone to come without home button, says paper EDN, MaMoonray1yesterday
197683More: Qualcomm pursuing Apple manufacturers over royalty row Rodney Chan, DIGITIMoonray-yesterday
197682 Digitimes Research: AMOLED to become mainstream smartphone panels Jen-Chieh YanMoonray-yesterday
197681<<The cogent factor here is not who is in the right... its who's more rnsmth-Thursday
197680What It's Like to Use an Original Macintosh in 2017 The Internet Archive’s bentway1Thursday
197679The cogent factor here is not who is in the right... its who's more likely tDoren-Thursday
197678Fitness trackers 'poor at measuring calories burned' One would have thoDoren-Thursday
197677Qualcomm accuses Apple of blackmail, seeks injunction against iPhone suppliers Moonray1Thursday
197676Shipments of 18:9 smartphone panels to surge in 2H17 Rebecca Kuo, Tainan; Adam HMoonray-Thursday
197675Global smartphone shipments grow 9.1% on year in 1Q17, says Gartner Steve Shen, Moonray-Thursday
197674I think it's instructive to consider why Qualcomn calls it a royalty, not a pyslent3Wednesday
197673 So, are you saying that license fees are same as taxes? No. But the applicSirWalterRalegh-Wednesday
197672So, are you saying that license fees are same as taxes?OrionX-Wednesday
197671I think Apple wants a flat fee per device not a % based fee. Why should Apple papyslent1Wednesday
197670Why should Apple pay more for an $800 iPhone than for a $500 iPhone with the samSirWalterRalegh1Wednesday
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