Posted by: macintoshsisters | January 3, 2007

Apple facing iPod-iTunes suit

Apple Computer says it is facing several federal lawsuits, including one alleging the company created an illegal monopoly by tying iTunes music and video sales to its market-leading iPod portable players.

The case, filed on July 21, is over Apple’s use of a copy-protection system that generally prevents iTunes music and video from playing on rival players. Likewise, songs purchased elsewhere aren’t easily playable on iPods.

Full article at The Sudney Morning Herald

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