Nov 3rd, 2009

And to be clear, that’s:

Rap, [rap] – verb –

1. Slang. to criticize sharply: Critics could hardly wait to rap the play.

2. Slang. to talk or discuss, esp. freely, openly, or volubly; chat.


3. Slang. to talk rhythmically to the beat of rap music.


You undoubtedly remember the Verizon jabs at AT&T with the “There’s a map for that.” commercial.  Great commercial the first couple times, I even chuckled! But AT&T did NOT chuckle – and slapped Verizon with a bit of a large trou….lawsuit. It appears it boils down to just the actual maps being depicted. It would seem the big V has been displaying a map of it’s 3G coverage (aka all it’s coverage) vs. a map of AT&T’s 3G coverage – and kindly failing to mention that in some of those huge gaps there’s 2G coverage.

AT&T says: “Hey, stop misleading consumers into thinking we don’t have any coverage at all in those areas”.

Verizon says: .. I guess?.. “Ok.”

Engadget has the full complaint if you’re interested.