Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 14th Apr 2008 21:44 UTC
Apple The website of a Miami-based networking and security solutions reseller became inaccessible Monday, shortly after the company began advertising an unauthorized Mac clone for a fraction of the cost of Apple's cheapest system. Dubbed OpenMac, the USD 400 offering from Psystar Corporation is described as 'a low-cost high-performance computing platform' based on the ongoing OSX86Project - a hacker-based initiative aimed at maintaining a version of the Mac OS X operating system for everyday PCs. The website is back online now, and the machine has been renamed to Open Computer. Update: Psystar says they will continue to sell the Open Computer system, despite the fact that it appears to violate Apple's EULA. "We're not breaking any laws," they insisted.
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RE[2]: Cease and Desist
by voidlogic on Mon 14th Apr 2008 22:41 UTC in reply to "RE: Cease and Desist"
voidlogic
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I think that is what a lot of people are thinking as their site is not functioning right now-

Also I wounder if there is any chance of them being in the clear. If they are buying their copies of OS X legitimately from Apple and putting Apple Stickers on their PCs, there is a "stick it to the man" part of me that hopes it is enough to satisfy is Section 2A of the Mac OS X End User License Agreement (EULA), which reads:

"to install, use and run one (1) copy of the Apple Software on a single Apple-labeled computer at a time."

Because they probably have nothing to compare to Apple's legal team they will be stomped, but I'll cross my fingers for the little guy.

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