Tag Archive: Violate

Sell Your Used iPad, Violate Copyright Law? It Could Happen

It might be possible in the near future to violate copyright law simply by selling your old iPad 2 or iPod touch to a buyer from eBay or Craigslist, if a case soon to be seen in the Supreme Court goes horribly wrong. The Supreme Court has been asked to examine a lower court decision to prevent the sale of used electronics without securing permission from copyright holders involved in manufacturing  [Read More…]

Were Workers Forced To Violate Chinese Labor Laws To Make The New iPad? [Interview]

Watchdog group SumOfUs has launched a new petition asking Apple to prove that workers at Foxconn factories in China weren’t subject to illegal overtime to make the iPad 3. Specifically, they’re looking for Apple to turn over individual worker hours from November 2011-February 2012 to prove they’re not violating China’s labor laws which prohibit more than 36 hours of overtime per month. Cult of Mac talked to SumOfUs founder Taren  [Read More…]

Does Cinemax App Violate Apple’s Strict Mature Content Policy?

At this point, it’s safe to say that more people know the premium cable channel as “Skinemax” than its legitimate name Cinemax. The long-time provider of after-hours soft-core adult entertainment has found a new home as an app on the iOS platform. And some folks are taking umbrage at the “hypocrisy” on the part of Apple for allowing the Cinemax app into the App Store. You see, Cinemax’s new “Max GO” iOS app doesn’t filter  [Read More…]

Kodak Shares Tank After ITC Rules Apple, RIM Didn’t Violate Patents

Thursday wasn’t such a good day for the folks at Kodak. It was, however, a most auspicious occasion or Apple and RIM. As the Wall Street Journal confirms this evening, the U.S. International Trade Commission did not grant Eastman Kodak Co. a deciding win in its patent battle with Apple and Research in Motion Ltd. As a result, Kodak’s shares plummeted 16%. In early 2010, Kodak first accused Apple and the BlackBerry maker of infringing  [Read More…]