Posts Tagged ‘PIPA’

SOPA = Stop Online Piracy Act
PIPA = PROTECT IP Act (Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act
ACTA = Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

obsolescence = Obsolescence is the state of being which occurs when an object, service or practice is no longer wanted even though it may still be in good working order. Obsolescence frequently occurs because a replacement has become available that is superior in one or more aspects. (…) Sometimes marketers deliberately introduce obsolescence into their product strategy, with the objective of generating long-term sales volume by reducing the time between repeat purchases. One example might be producing an appliance which is deliberately designed to wear out within five years of its purchase, pushing consumers to replace it within five years.

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