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OID

Original Issue Discount

The difference between a bond's face value and the amount for which it is sold by the issuer. Many bonds, especially those with low interest rates, are issued at a price less than par in order to entice buyers. Generally, the lower the interest rate, the greater the original issue discount, with zero-coupon bonds having the largest. Short of default, the original issue discount is a guaranteed profit for a bondholder, as bonds must be redeemed at face value. It is considered a form of interest and may be taxed as such.

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The plea submitted that until the initiation of the UDID, the physically challenged were compelled to procure separate certificates or cards for each specific entitlement and benefit under different schemes of the government.
The indictment heavily criticized Apple's implementation of UDID, which enabled the company to assemble vast databases tracking almost everything users do with their Apple devices, including iPods and iPads as well as iPhones.
"It's disheartening to say it, but some of the companies mentioned in my posts still have unfixed problems (they were all notified well in advance of any publication)," Cortesi said in a blog post published Tuesday in light of the new UDID leak, which he described as a "privacy catastrophe."
Finally, UDI data should be submitted properly to the UDID to ensure the database's accuracy.
Apple hasn't officially confirmed that it is blocking apps that use UDID data or given any reason why it doesn't want apps to access UDID data any more, but it is presumed that privacy concerns lie behind the decision.
AntiSec, a group of hackers, reportedly posted a file on the internet, saying that it contained more than one million of Apple's so-called UDID codes (unique identification numbers), which could include iPads and iPhones.