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[Slashdot] Psystar Claims Apple Forgot To Copyright Mac OS

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"Mac cloner Psystar is claiming in new court papers that Apple's copyright suit against it should be dismissed, because Apple has never filed for copyright protection on Mac OS X 10.5 with the US Copyright Office. Infoweek is reporting that the claim, if it holds up, could open the door for third-parties to enter the Mac market without fear of legal action from Apple. In its latest set of allegations, Psystar is also accusing Apple of bricking Macs that don't run on genuine Apple hardware."
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Wow

If Leopard is indeed not copyrighted Apple has nothing on Psystar, or anyone else for that matter.
    
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Psystar is really desperate, they STILL dont have a case. They just need to die already.
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Lol, really? If this claim is true, this could turn out to be a HUGE embarrassment for Apple.
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post #5 of 73
apple is so gonna applesauced if this goes through
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post #6 of 73
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Originally Posted by Lelouch View Post
Psystar is really desperate, they STILL dont have a case. They just need to die already.
God forbid someone sells a computer running OS X for less than a fortune.

~Gooda~
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post #7 of 73
Haha god forbid someone forgot to patent something.
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post #8 of 73
Do you even need to copyright it, isnt it protected by IP laws, as in, arent IP laws something altogether different?
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post #9 of 73
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God forbid someone sells a computer running OS X for less than a fortune.

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God forbid a company be able to sell their product how they want without thousands of people complaining. No one forces someone to buy a Apple computer. If you want a computer you can get a HP or a Dell, if you want a Unix based OS, you can use Linux.
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post #10 of 73
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Do you even need to copyright it, isnt it protected by IP laws, as in, arent IP laws something altogether different?
Even with Intellectual Property, you still need a Copyright.
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