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June 22, 2005

Contois Music Technology's Suit Against iTunes

 Images  News2 Apple-Dishonest-About-Itune-Interface-Lawsuit-Follows-2Up next on the bizarre "let's sue Apple just because" series of patent lawsuits: Contois Music Technology, who has recently filed a suit against Apple Computer claiming that the company's "copying and willful infringement" of their patent for a "Computer Control System and User Interface for Media Playing Devices" has caused Contois substantial damages. Apparently nobody is allowed to create a piece of software that can sort music files by album or genre, and it is completely illegal to implement the ability to transfer songs to a portable device without licensing rights from Contois. Go figure.

Read [Macworld]

Posted by Alan Joyce at June 22, 2005 11:22 AM

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