oredring the Freerunner as an research item
McCreery, Lee CTR DISA
lee.mccreery.ctr at pens.disa.mil
Wed Apr 16 16:53:01 CEST 2008
Not that I have the any correct legal answers, but in a past life I
worked for a research medical company that shipped equipment from the US
to the EU(Germany) as "Research". Yes, it did reduce the headache of
customs, cost, taxes, etc. If I remember correctly, the product that was
labeled as "Research" had to have an "EXIT DATE" (I think 1 yr MAX) as
to when it would be shipped back to the country of origin. If it was
not proven to have been shipped out of the receiving country by that
date, the person that received the product had hell to pay.
Just my 2C, if I remember correctly :?
Can't wait to meet everyone walking down the street via GPS for the "OM
High-Five". Anyone around Pensacola FL?
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Subject: Re: oredring the Freerunner as an research item
As far as I know, this holds true for many countries. I used to work
in a logistic/marketing/other stuff buisness, and in many places
labeling transportations as "research item" was a good idea (but it
has to be, in some way, related to research, because it gets
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 9:02 PM, Torfinn Ingolfsen <tingox at gmail.com>
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 7:53 PM, steve <steve at openmoko.com> wrote:
> > i'll look into it, but this country by country selective processing
> > defeating the purpose.
> If this is valid for other countries, perhaps such a letter / note
> could be added to every 10 pack you send out?
> (If the same letter / note can be used for all cases, of course)
> Granted, I don't know how much overhead in packaging this would
> Torfinn Ingolfsen
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