Slightly off-topic, but what is stopping Tesla from establishing a franchise store in Texas? What stops Elon Musk from personally establishing an dealership like any other?
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Indeed they have.
"Ozturf grasses have been scientifically tested by the CSIRO for strength and long term ultraviolet stability."
Swings and roundabouts -- if the mining boom collapses, our dollar will crash and exports will pick up some of the slack. On one hand, we'll have more expensive imports and perhaps less tax revenue, on the other hand, we'll see an upturn in manufacturing and local services.
30% of... ten million theoretical dollars!
I haven't posted here for years, and only read this article because it was on HackerNews.
I disagree. There is no third party in this case. If Apple forced you to sign with a specific carrier, that would be third line forcing. As it turns out, the iPhone is available in Australia from all three major carriers.
This is an issue of semantics, and of marketing strategy. A rose by any other name
Hopefully sanity will prevail, but it is the legal system..."
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"This is not a new topic of course. It provoked furious debate across the blogosphere and in the media last month after an American blogger, Kathy Sierra, received what some people called death threats from an anonymous poster. Tim O'Reilly, the person said to have coined the term Web 2.0, and Wikipedia creator Jimmy Wales recently proposed a draft bloggers' code of conduct that they hope will serve as a guideline for blogging.