Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

Oh, Look: Another Jackass

Zack Whittaker, a journalist with CNet, joins Emil Protalinski in accusing Apple of deliberately hiding their Samsung judgement statement below a non-existent fold with a piece of Javascript that is used on all Apple sites except their US one. And, like Protalinski, he cites Reddit. While he did go so far as to check with a web developer whether that Javascript does, indeed, resize the page, Whittaker didn’t bother fact-checking any other claims. Instead, he assumed it was some nefarious scheme.