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King Canute was an old English regent who thought his power was so absolute, he could command the tides. According to legend, he placed his throne by the sea shore and ordered the water to stand still. Of course, the water paid no attention. When the tide came in, Canute ended up wearing damp robes and looking awfully silly. Bear with me, but I think Samsung is a bit like King Canute the Great.
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