Linked by David Adams on Mon 3rd Oct 2011 17:33 UTC, submitted by Adurbe
Legal Apple has the right to continue restricting its operating systems to its own hardware thanks to a decision handed down by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday. Circuit Judge Mary Schroeder wrote in her opinion that Apple's Mac OS X licensing agreement was indeed enforceable against Psystar, which had sold non-Mac computers with Mac OS X installed.
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RE[4]: It's their OS
by jimmy1971 on Mon 3rd Oct 2011 20:51 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: It's their OS"
jimmy1971
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Okay...I can feel my needle edging away from "reluctantly agree" to "disagree"...

My sense through all of this is that Apple is engaging in hardware protectionism through misapplication of the term "copyright infringement".

Edited 2011-10-03 20:56 UTC

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