Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 20th Dec 2007 10:22 UTC
Legal As we say in Dutch, de kogel is door de kerk: Think Secret will cease all activities after reaching a settlement with Apple in a lawsuit Apple had filed against the website. In exchange for closing down Think Secret, Nick DePlume, its owner, will not have to reveal its sources to Apple. The press release on the Think Secret website reads: "Apple and Think Secret have settled their lawsuit, reaching an agreement that results in a positive solution for both sides. As part of the confidential settlement, no sources were revealed and Think Secret will no longer be published." My take: I have respect for the way DePlume protected his sources; very commendable. I have, however, little respect for Apple in this case (I have written, rather controversially, about it before), and it just scares the living daylights out of me that a company can exert this much power over independent websites.
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RE[2]: Sigh...
by Chicken Blood on Thu 20th Dec 2007 21:09 UTC in reply to "RE: Sigh..."
Chicken Blood
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2005-12-21

I have yet to meet a Mac user boasting he is part of the "in" crowd, but the number of PC users vehemently proclaiming they (Mac users) aren't is incredible. I wonder what it means´┐Ż


It means everyone should get out more.

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