Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Apr 2009 21:31 UTC
Legal "It's possible to use Apple's iPods and iPhone with third-party software, and BluWiki's users wanted to make sure the world could find out how. Apple, however, was not fond of the situation and threatened BluWiki with legal action if the information was not removed. Now, BluWiki's operators are suing Apple in hopes of protecting the free speech of their users and getting a declaratory judgment that posting information does not violate the DMCA."
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RE: Enough is enough....
by bousozoku on Tue 28th Apr 2009 14:04 UTC in reply to "Enough is enough...."
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For those who know me on here, I am an Apple fan. Now that I have that out... ARE YOU SERIOUS???

I really think this is getting lame. So a product is out in the market and others have found ways to use it differently.... if they change software or settings on that product then they void support... but it's their call.

Do you ever see car manufacturers stopping all the sites and people who mod their interiors, sound system, engine, etc? Or publishers going after people who cut out the insides of books and use it to secretly hide things?

Wouldn't they rather let people do this on the small chance they'd buy another iPod to tinker on then be like this and potentially lose customers/sales?

Though car manufacturers create special tools to deal and put parts in odd, difficult areas to support their own mechanics.

I'd say it's just an American/U.S. thing but my VW Golf has the headlight release in such a position that it can't be done by hand.

I'm really upset with Apple over the way they use the iPod line. I don't mind that they want to make money because most everyone does. It's the idea that they don't provide software for *BSD and Linux or even an SDK so people can interface to an iPod, so then they further try to restrict access to what is known.

They make Microsoft-like moves and yet, the fanatics don't see it that way. I still want my Apple products but eventually, someone else will finish a system that works for me and Apple will push me away once too often.

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