Amalgam ban demanded in Germany
Joel M. Eichen
joele at earthlink.net
Wed Sep 29 17:36:35 EST 1999
renate.ratlos at bigfoot.com (Renate Ratlos ) wrote:
>On Mon, 27 Sep 1999 23:05:49 GMT, joele at earthlink.net (Joel M. Eichen)
>>Germany bans the use of amalgam . . . . . .
>>and outlaws the unfair Lands' End advertising in the process.
>>Ahhh, those Germans. They figure they can't compete with us
>>so what do they do?
>Equal rights for everybody. The case with Land's End is one of many
>cases of comparing advertising. Comparing advertising is forbidden in
>Germany no matter WHO is making it.
Why is that?
Telling your audience that your product is better (providing it is)
seems to be a fair thing to do.
>>They create laws favoring and protecting
>>their own inferior industry.
>You are talking about the USA and their cannon boat politics.
Yep. Cannon boat politics.
>>In England they advertise, "Our products come with a guarantee
>>so good that it is banned in Germany!"
>Clever company. And in Germany they say the same.
Yep. Good products too! Oooops. My post will be deleted in Germany.
>>Zippo Lighters too, had to change their advertising within
>>Germany. In the rest of the world, they proclaim a "Lifetime
>>Guarantee." In Germany, its only a "30 year guarantee."
>>However, this does comply with German Law.
>Lifetime guarantee is, pardon my French, bullshit.
Nope. Guarantee means they will replace the product if it stops
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