Apple sues Psystar over OS X on PC

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In the legal strike the world has been waiting for, Apple has finally unleashed its lawyers on Psystar and its Open Computer – a PC running Mac OS X.

It’s three months since the Open Computer was launched with the option of Mac OS X pre-installed, apparently in defiance of Apple’s license agreement. Apple has now filed a suit against Psystar alleging copyright and trademark infringements, among others.

Apple’s filing says "By offering for sale copies of Apple software to actual and potential purchasers for use on non-Apple-labeled computers, and by providing services to install Apple software to cause it to operate on non-Apple-labeled computers, [Psystar] has induced, caused or materially contributed to the infringing conduct of purchasers."

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"Psystar’s actions harm consumers by selling to them a poor product that is advertised and promoted in a manner that falsely and unfairly implies an affiliation with Apple."

 

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