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Welcome to the Apple Inc. board on SI. This thread is moderated. If you wish to participate here, please read at least the first two sections below.

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Due to SI policy, political comments are off limits here, unless there is an issue that specifically affects Apple. See below for a bit more about this if you care.

It's all about having a civil discussion. And hey, let's be careful out there.

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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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202540Could iPhone-style contract manufacturing come to the car industry?Doren-22 seconds ago
202539Good point... if your phone is not listening to you then how does Siri know? YDoren-9 hours ago
202538> It is also not much of a stretch for some wack jobs who can obtain the hackDoren-yesterday
202537> Or someone else trying to listen in on your conversations since you don'Doren-yesterday
202536When I drive around Ranch Sante Fe among the Lamborghini, Maserati and Mercedes.Doren-yesterday
202535 It isn't a far stretch for someone else, like the government, to try to geStock Puppy-yesterday
202534Doren, No, I don't see a reason why I should care here. One could make thNAG1-yesterday
202533Google is said to be looking to launch a smart display I can see it. Washing thDoren-yesterday
202532Watch: Your iPhone is definitely not spying on you, Jimmy Kimmel claims SomewhaDoren-yesterday
202531No, I don't see a reason why I should care here. One could make the argumeDoren-yesterday
202530Another possible conundrum for Google newser.comNAG1-yesterday
202529Speculation about the new MacBook Air macobserver.comNAG11yesterday
202528I guess when Steve Jobs demoed the first iPhone, it was a masterful performance NAG11yesterday
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202523...aaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnddddddd: Apple is at a new high. Currently $215.8 ThStock Puppy3yesterday
202522Doren, I am not Heywood but I found this article from this morning on AppleinsiNAG11yesterday
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202520Australian teen stole 90 gigabytes of private data from Apple servers theverge.cJakeStraw1Thursday
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202516sp, 24% of Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio! Apple represents the largest 13NAG11Thursday
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