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Family Business Specializes In All Things Printing
In addition to that, however, they also have an in-house ink cartridge re-manufacturing and refilling service that takes empty printer or toner cartridges and refills them to work like new for about half the price of a new cartridge. On the ink-jet ...

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HP detonates its timebomb: printers stop accepting third party ink en masse
Boing Boing
Lexmark had an "I am empty" bit in their cartridges; when the cartridge ran out of toner, the bit flipped to "true." Even if you refilled your cartridge, your printer wouldn't use it, because it saw the cartridge as empty. Static Controls figured out ...
HP 'timebomb' prevents inkjet printers from using unofficial cartridgesThe Guardian
Firmware update for HP printers bans third-party inkPCWorld
"HP pre-programmed failure date of unofficial/ non-HP ink cartridges in its printers" -
Goedkope Inkt Cartridges & Toners voor alle printers! -BBC News
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Lorna Sheridan: Education Roundup Dec. 13
Sonoma Index-Tribune
Wrecking their planet: America's children have won the right to sue the government over global warming. A lawsuit filed by two dozen kids, ages 9 to 20, was ruled valid by a U.S. district judge. The litigants charge President Obama, the fossil fuel ...


How printer companies are ripping us off
With each ink cartridge on the Epson 9900 costing about $3800, Bellevue Fine Art decided to investigate. Their first order of business? Cutting open what were ostensibly empty ink cartridges. After taking a closer look, they were astonished to find ...

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Ars Technica

Op-Ed: Lexmark's war against a man who recycles toner cartridges
Ars Technica
In the 1990s, Smith segued from selling IBM-compatible typewriter ribbons to selling remanufactured printer ink cartridges. He bought the used cartridges from recyclers who offered them by the bin. Smith didn't know where in the world the cartridges ...

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Water District says employee spent $4.5 million on printer cartridges she then sold
Las Vegas Review-Journal
From 2012 until she quit the Las Vegas Valley Water District under a cloud in December, purchasing analyst Jennifer McCain-Bray spent $4.5 million of public money on ink jet cartridges she then sold to a buyer in New Jersey for a cut of the money ...

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The Majority of Small Businesses are Going Greener
Huffington Post
For the first time since Office Depot has had environmental questions in its Small Business Index, over half of Small Businesses (SMBs) in America are committed to going greener. According to the March results of the Small Business Index, 51 percent of ...

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