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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the Rolls Royce lawsuit
by unclefester on Wed 3rd Dec 2008 05:47 UTC
unclefester
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2007-01-13

In the 1960s Rolls Royce tried to introduce contracts that would prevent purchasers from modifying their cars in a way that would lower the prestige of Rolls Royce. RR even demanded the right to buy back cars sold to 'undesirables' like rock stars. The UK courts threw these contracts out and declared an owner can modify any legally purchased product however they choose.

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RE: the Rolls Royce lawsuit
by armbase on Wed 3rd Dec 2008 10:51 in reply to "the Rolls Royce lawsuit"
armbase Member since:
2007-11-27

I think this may have actually been against "The Beatles".

I remember Jogn Lennon had a psychedelic or tartan rolls that they tried to ban.

Cheers
Bob

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unclefester Member since:
2007-01-13

It was directed against John Lennon. He bought a Rolls Phantom V limousine and had it painted in psychedelic colours. The irony of course is this car was a great free advertisement for RR.

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