Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Dec 2008 22:42 UTC, submitted by anon
Legal The legal back-and-forth between Apple and clone-maker PsyStar continues to develop, with the latest news being a move by Apple - the Cupertino company has invoked something with many already predicted Apple would call upon: the DMCA, or the Digital Millenium Copyright Act. This was done in an amendment to the original suit, filed in July this year.
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Throw it out!
by 3rdalbum on Wed 3rd Dec 2008 10:25 UTC
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2008-05-26

Apple's complaint is that Psystar has "circumvented OS X's copy protection scheme". In order to make that complaint, Apple would have to prove that Mac OS X has, in fact, ANY copy protection scheme at all.

Checking that the hardware is made by Apple does NOT constitute a copy-protection scheme, as it does not stop discs being pirated between Macintosh owners.

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