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http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=39634

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AFTER OUR COLLEAGUES from Hardware.Info broke the story that XFX GeForce 8600GT retail box comes with wolf slime containing EVGA's logo, European HQ of EVGA reacted strongly and won a preliminary injunction against XFX/Pine Technologies.

Fascimile of court decision

We have received the documents from Munich Court and Chamber of Commerce that confirm that EVGA won the injunction, damages ranging from 5 to 250.000 Euro and a ban of sales of allegedly offending products in German retail and e-tail stores, until new artwork is produced.

This picture is now being used as a court document:

Oddly enough, EVGA did not used original article on Hardware.Info, but rather one from LegitReviews.com

We will keep our eyes on further progress in this affair, as we want to hear from both sides. At the end of the day, one thing is certain - this action will further raise controversies around the head of EVGA Europe, Mr. Hans Wolfram Tismer. µ
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EVGA Euro = Whine, whimper, piss, moan.
    
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I bet the artist that slipped that in there just lost his/her job.
     
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If you have one of those boxes, hold on to it..collectors item
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kramy View Post
I bet the artist that slipped that in there just lost his/her job.
Haha, no doubt. Watch, they get hired by EVGA to spill the beans about XFX inner workings.
    
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Dumb idea XFX.
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Quote:
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If you have one of those boxes, hold on to it..collectors item
No kidding!
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post #8 of 39
If this is only in Europe, am I to believe they may still be available (the units & boxes) in the US, for maybe at least a short time?
    
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post #9 of 39
Well why would they even put that on there to begin with? That's just plain stupid and they are just asking to be sued.

XFX got what was coming to them.

Go EVGA.
post #10 of 39
is it just me, or do i not see the evga logo
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