Posted by americandust on January 18, 2008
Apple has deleted my post that listed everyone who was having troubles with their ipod due to the new update to itunes. It was very respectfully written and they deleted it for only one reason… they don’t want to fix the problem, but they can’t let stockbuyers see that… no wonder their stock has been going down lately…
the post they deleted:
UPDATE: Here’s a copy of the email they sent me (if you want to see the post they deleted, click comments and I’ll post it in there).
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UPDATE TO THE UPDATE
After modifying my posts to be evern more polite, I have been sent the following:
A number of your recent posts to the Apple Discussion Forums have been inappropriate. You have been notified regarding the proper use of the forum, but you continue to violate the Apple Discussions Use Agreement for Apple Discussions Forums.
This mail is notification that if you continue to violate the Apple Discussions Use Agreement of these Forums, Apple will disable your posting privileges for a period of time.
If you create new Apple ID(s), such ID(s) will be disabled without warning. The IP address(es) which you post from may be blocked, and your ISP may be notified.
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