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+ - Amazon Support Instructs User to Access and Delete Another Users Account->

Submitted by imnes
imnes writes: User is getting emails about purchases to their Amazon account. Realizes another user has created an account with his email address. User contacts Amazon to have it corrected, instead Amazon rep instructs user to log-in and delete the other persons account himself. Is this standard practice?
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Comment: Re:who remembers pinch to zoom before Apple? (Score 1) 110 110

by imnes (#44428349) Attached to: Pinch-To-Zoom Apple Patent Rejected By USPTO
"In the example of FIG. 1B, a user 16 has gestured by placing his fingertips on the display surface and moving them in an outwardly separating manner. As discussed in greater detail below, this particular gesture 17 is associated with a zoom-in command. When the computer 126 performs a zoom-in command, it directs the projector to provide 128 a closer, more detailed view of the displayed imagery. "


From the linked patent application http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=7,724,242.PN.&OS=PN/7,724,242&RS=PN/7,724,242

Comment: Vetted Examples (Score 4, Insightful) 418 418

With documentation you usually just get an API reference, and maybe a simple example. With community sites like Stack Overflow you get vetted examples and best practices from real world users. It's almost always more helpful than just a static reference.

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