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Apple vs. Apple

Sean Bonner
02.26.04
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The skinny on the Apple (Beatles record company) vs. Apple (computer company) lawsuits all boils down to this - Music for sale. In 1991, when the two last got in a big fight over the name, the two companies decided who gets to use it for what and all was well for a few years. Enter the iTunes Music Store and all hell breaks loose. Apple (Beatles) is claiming that Apple (mac) broke the deal by entering the music business, Apple (mac) is saying “No we didn’t, we’re still just selling data like we were before.” Now it’s up to the courts to decide.

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