July 16, 2018

White v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

To promote the reliability of its consumer electronics, Samsung ran a series of ads in 1988 each depicting a 20-year prediction and a Samsung product: Shock TV host Morton Downey Jr. with the caption “Presidential candidate. 2008 A.D.” to sell TVs. A ribeye steak with the caption “Revealed to be health food. 2010 A.D.” to sell microwaves. And a robot hostess with the caption “Longest-running game show. 2012 A.D.” to sell VCRs. Read more

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