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Apple a pirate? Being sued by professor (appeal)
Old 11th November 2011
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Apple a pirate? Being sued by professor (appeal)

A Professor successfully sued Apple for half a billion dollars, but the jury verdict was overturned by a judge. It's now on appeal
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Among the documents obtained from Apple was the e-mail Mr. Jobs sent in 2001 to his lieutenants after seeing an article in The New York Times about Scopeware.

“Please check out this software ASAP,” he wrote. “It may be something for our future, and we may want to secure a license ASAP.”
They apparently liked the software.. but didn't pay for it.
Old 23rd November 2011
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A Professor successfully sued Apple for half a billion dollars, but the jury verdict was overturned by a judge. It's now on appeal
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They apparently liked the software.. but didn't pay for it.
It wasn't the first time. That's why I don't use Apple products.
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It wasn't the first time. That's why I don't use Apple products.
To be fair though, most any big company out there is guilty to some degree (otherwise they probably wouln't be in buisness)
But i don't like stories of big guys pushing around little guys.
"pick on someone your own size" --if you will.

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