29 Dec '16, 1pm
GoPro is killing itself
Firstly, I must say that I am a fan of GoPro and it hurts me to see the company killing itself. Nevermind the failed Karma drone. It is a major setback but at least the fans are still behind the company. Recently, GoPro told GoScope (a small company who makes GoPro and camera accessories) to change their name and all their product molds (due to the embedded name brand) or they would be taken to court. GoScope is a small company and couldn’t afford to defend themselves in court. Neither can they afford to change all the molds with their branding. I have no idea why is GoPro doing this. Everyone can tell the difference between GoPro and GoScope. GoPro doesn’t own the “Go” word just like Apple doesn’t own the “i” prefix. And it is stupid for GoPro to go after these accessories makers. GoPro is a great product because of the eco system behind it. These 3rd party accessories ma...