Random Loss of Secondary Button with Wireless Mighty Mouse 2

Seems that Apple has locked the previous thread on this topic, though I don't know why. People are having issues with Apple hardware, so they lock the thread? Nice.
I'm having this issue with my brand new WMM, and I got it for Christmas and I don't have a receipt. Serial# KY6470E02SE2A
Will I be able to return this piece of crap mouse? The previous thread on this issue dates back to August 8th, 2006 and they haven't been able to fix this yet? Worse yet, they're still selling them! That's bad business if you ask me.

I don't know for sure whether it's hardware or software. Since there has been no software fix issued for this OBVIOUS DEFECT yet, I'm assuming it's a hardware/design problem.
I'm also betting that Apple won't respond to this thread as they didn't respond to the previous one. They did lock it however, so they must have seen all the people complaining about the problem.
I'm really irritated about the arrogant people who recently posted the reviews for the wireless Mighty Mouse at the Apple Online Store. A few say, "Just lift your finger off the left button and right-click works like a charm." No it doesn't! My right-click doesn't work after 15 or so minutes whether no other part of my hand is touching the mouse or not. Perhaps their mouse works fine, but mine and many other's on this board do not. They should not be posting such statements as, "Don't listen to the people who can't right click with their Mighty Mouses. They just don't know how to use it." They haven't used mine, or seen me use it, so how the heck do they know? Their mouse isn't defective, so everyone else's must be perfect too? Ignorant twits. My mouse is defective, and this is a genuine problem.

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