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Apple may be in trouble with its Apple TV set top player and the iTunes store. Two lawsuits filed this week claim that Apple knowingly infringed on copyrights, one of which belongs to a Louis Psihoyos, an artistic photographer. The second suit is a civil complaint that claims Apple and pop star Avril Lavigne knowingly infringed on a song written in 1979.

One of the Apple TV's well known advertisements uses a visual representation of a "video wall," consisting of many small videos playing at once with an Apple TV box in the middle. According to the lawsuit which was filed in Boulder, Colorado, the similarity between Apple's video wall and Psihoyos’ photo is too close to be merely coincidence. In fact, Apple and Psihoyos had been in negotiations over the use of his photo or concept...
http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=7933
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haha - F u apple
    
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*sniff sniff*

I smell an Apple bashing thread!
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apple sux

Sorry I just had to say it

I <3 apple

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It's so easy to bash the stuff you cant have isnt it, guys?
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i could have easily had a Macbook Pro, but chose a Custom Intel machine. Could have easily had an underperforming Ipod, but chose Sansa instead.

Apple creates Hype, and average products to back it up. Obviously the majority always go for style and flash over what is really worth the money, otherwise there would be less cadillac's out...
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i could have easily had a Macbook Pro, but chose a Custom Intel machine. Could have easily had an underperforming Ipod, but chose Sansa instead.

Apple creates Hype, and average products to back it up. Obviously the majority always go for style and flash over what is really worth the money, otherwise there would be less cadillac's out...
That analogy makes no sense.

"I could have gotten a laptop, but I built my own desktop instead."

kthx.
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That analogy makes no sense.

"I could have gotten a laptop, but I built my own desktop instead."

kthx.
lol pwned

I like how the thread went right from avril lavigne to "zomg i hate Apple."

I write to you via MacBook; OS X ftw. I haven't touched my PC since i got it, only to play a game; haven't run a single other piece of software on my PC.

Ok, back to the topic: now what does Apple have to do with avril and her plagiarosity? (Don King invented that word on celebrity deathmatch).
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