Archive for December 1st, 2014

by Tom Nelson

According to the New York Times, Steve Jobs will be making a court appearance three years after his death, in a class action suit involving the iPod, iTunes, and the Fair Play DRM (Digital Rights Management) technology that was used in the early days of the iPod music system.


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Both emails penned by Mr. Jobs and a video deposition that was made before Mr. Jobs passed away are scheduled to be entered into evidence by the plaintiff’s lawyers, to help bolster their case that Apple intended to harm competitors in the MP3 market by preventing content purchased from the iTunes Store from being used on competitors’ products, as well as preventing music purchased from competing systems from being able to use the iPod as a player.

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