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Apple in the dock: Top 5 iPhone lawsuits - Tech Digest
Apple has great lawyers. Top-notch. They're so good, that even a brave, morally courageous blogger such as myself wouldn't dare print allegations that Steve Jobs CENSORED his CENSORED while taking CENSORED and CENSORED his CENSORED. Several times! Joking aside, though, Apple needs good lawyers, because as a large consumer tech company, it's often the target of legal action - some flippant, some serious. iPhone has already caused its fair share of legal headaches, attracting several lawsuits already in its short life. Such as? Well... 1. The One About Price Discrimination. I reported on this at the weekend: New Yorker Dongmei Li is sueing Apple for price discrimination, underselling, discrimination in rebates, and deceptive actions. Why? On launch day, there were only 4GB iPhones by the time she reached the front of the queue, yet a couple of months later, that model was phased out and the 8GB model got a $200 price cut. Cue lawsuit. More info