Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Apple Forum Police Erase Consumer Reports Threads

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To cope with iPhone 4 antenna issues, Apple's latest fingers-in-ears method involves deleting support forum threads that point out Consumer Reports' recent "can't recommend" rating.
Using Google searches, TUAW found five threads referencing Consumer Reports' iPhone 4 lab test results. Now, they all come up as error messages on Apple's website. Bing cached one of the threads, which includes a link to Consumer Reports' blog post on iPhone 4 antenna issues and a discussion of the reports' validity.
At the time of this writing, Apple has not deleted two threads discussing the deletion of previous threads. Posts about the Consumer Reports findings also remain untouched in a larger thread on the iPhone 4's antenna issues.

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