The Apple Core: Apple legal set sights on PocketMac

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Date: Friday, February 2nd, 2007, 11:28
Category: The Apple Core

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No one knows the wrath of Apple’s legal department better than yours truly, that’s why I’ve been especially sensitive of the company’s legal tactics over the past few years.
You’ll remember Apple’s voracious defense of the iPhone interface by shutting down iPhone theme designs released for competing phones like the BlackBerry, Palm, Windows Mobile, RAZR, etc. What’s wrong with that case is that Apple legal has threatened Web sites that simply link to or post screen shots of the cribbed iPod UI.
The most recent target of Apple’s legal beagles is PocketMac, a publisher of Mac smartphone sync software…
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


pocketmac-ui.jpg

No one knows the wrath of Apple’s legal department better than yours truly, that’s why I’ve been especially sensitive of the company’s legal tactics over the past few years.
You’ll remember Apple’s voracious defense of the iPhone interface by shutting down iPhone theme designs released for competing phones like the BlackBerry, Palm, Windows Mobile, RAZR, etc. What’s wrong with that case is that Apple legal has threatened Web sites that simply link to or post screen shots of the cribbed iPod UI.
The most recent target of Apple’s legal beagles is PocketMac, a publisher of Mac smartphone sync software…
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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