Friday, October 12, 2007

Righteous Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple

Apple repeatedly announced that any attempt to unlock the iPhone SIM or to install Third Party Apps would void the Apple warranty. This assertion was false as a matter of federal law, and was known by Apple to be false when made.

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Full text of lawsuit

It's important to realize that bricking a user's box means vandalizing their property.

When confronted with the question of what remedy iPhone purchasers had for disabled iPhones, an Apple spokesman was quoted as saying "they can buy a new iPhone." However, Plaintiffs and the Class also have the remedies provided by the law of California and federal law, and have brought this action to obtain them.

1 comment:

  1. I sincerely hope that Apple is able to pull out of the legal and marketing mess that the iPhone has created. They do so many things right that it's disturbing when they do something wrong.

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