Offended

MacRumors reports Samsung’s VP for Design is offended by Apple’s allegations of copying.
Well, I’m offended at Samsung’s VP for Design being offended.
Remember Asia is where they embrace Shanzai.

Shanzhai (Chinese: ±±ÂØ®; pinyin: shƒÅnzh√†i; alternatively spelt shanzai or shan zhai) refers to Chinese imitation and pirated brands and goods, particularly electronics. Literally “mountain village” or “mountain stronghold”, the term refers to the mountain stockades of regional warlords or bandits, far away from official control. “Shanzhai” can also be stretched to refer to people who are lookalikes, low-quality or improved goods, as well as things done in parody.

Yes, I know Shanzai is Chinese and Samsung is a Korean company, but the practice of imitating others products is pervasive across all of Asia.

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