[mythtv-users] seagate giving refunds out

Steve Hodge stevehodge at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 21:19:40 UTC 2007

On Dec 11, 2007 8:04 AM, David Brodbeck <gull at gull.us> wrote:

> On Dec 10, 2007, at 11:03 AM, John Drescher wrote:
> > Speaking of HP about 10 years ago something like this happened with
> > electric motors. I mean for a 15A 115V outlet the biggest electric
> > motor you can have is around 3HP yet power tools (air compressors,
> > saws, vacuum cleaners ...)  all now sell models that are rated 5 or
> > more "peak" HP.
> This is the same sort of fraud as selling stereo systems based on
> "peak" wattage instead of RMS wattage, I suspect.

So where are the lawsuits? Oh yeah, normally you can't get away with suing
companies for using units correctly, even if they are not the units the
public think they are.

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