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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Apple seriously need to be challenged
by xpr0nstar on Tue 15th Apr 2008 11:40 UTC
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I truly want to see Psystar gives Apple a serious legal battle. The part of EULA that restricts users from installing legally-purchased OSX on non-Apple hardware has, in my opinion, no legal or moral basis. Users can't do it simply because Apple says so. There is no other good reasons beside the fact that it makes Apple tons of money. If I'm willing to forego the warranty and tech support, Apple should allow me install on whatever hardware I choose.

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