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 response?
by Darkelve on Tue 15th Apr 2008 12:11 UTC
Darkelve
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2006-02-06

Does Apple usually communicate their position if something like this happens? And how long does that take (the time needed to consult a lawyer perhaps)?

Oh, to be a fly on the wall in Cupertino...

Edited 2008-04-15 12:12 UTC

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