Class action suit against Apple

Here we go again with another unwarranted lawsuit wasting taxpayers’ money. Here is a little background info incase you missed it. A Louisiana man has filed a class action suit against Apple Computer, the makers of the popular iPod product, saying that Apple has failed to take sufficient steps to prevent hearing loss among iPod users. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in San Jose, California, charges that the iPod music player is capable of producing sounds of up to 115 decibels even though studies suggest that listening to music at that level for even 30 seconds per day can cause hearing damage over time. The lawsuit, seeks monetary damages to compensate for the hearing loss suffered by iPod users.

Where do I begin? We live in day and age where bigger is better and every stereo, Discman, and MP3 player is capable of reaching ear piercing levels that no one in their right mind uses. When was the last time you were sitting in your home and turned your component stereo system or TV to full blast? Just because your component stereo system can reach 150 decibels does not mean that you have to turn it up that loud. Why not? Because it hurts your God damn ears! Apple does not have to limit the level of output on an iPod, because I have my own safety system, its called my ears, when it hurts I know it is too loud.

This seems like a perfect time to leak my idea for the bullshit button to the public. What we do is implement a Press Your Luck plunger type button in front of every Judge in America, and when people bring laughable money grubbing type cases in front of our legal system the Judge just hits the button. Once the button is pressed and a sound byte yells out bullshit at 115 decibels for 29 seconds (to prevent hearing loss) and the case is tossed out of the legal system case closed.

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