Fairplay

03.16.16
iOS malware uses copy protection to infect 'pure' devices
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iOS malware uses copy protection to infect 'pure' devices

AceDeceiver uses exploits in Apple's FairPlay system to install rogue apps, even without a jailbreak.

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12.13.14
Apple worked to block '100 percent' of iTunes competitors from iPods
12.13.14

Apple worked to block '100 percent' of iTunes competitors from iPods

The federal antitrust case Apple's fighting isn't looking any more favorable for the hardware gian...

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07.05.12
Apple aware of corrupt apps issue, working on a fix (Update: Fixed!)
07.05.12

Apple aware of corrupt apps issue, working on a fix (Update: Fixed!)

Earlier this morning, reports started circulating that the App Store was pushing corrupt binaries...

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05.10.12
iPod owners notified of RealNetworks-related lawsuit's class action status, given chance to cash in (updated: not Real)
05.10.12

iPod owners notified of RealNetworks-related lawsuit's class action status, given chance to cash in (updated: not Real)

Remember the 2005 lawsuit over Apple's effort to keep RealNetworks' Harmony DRM off of the iPod, c...

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02.28.12
Dear Aunt TUAW: The quick hit edition
02.28.12

Dear Aunt TUAW: The quick hit edition

Dear Aunt TUAW, How can I move books purchased at the Apple store from my library in my iPad to my...

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02.17.10
Apple to use Fairplay for iBooks DRM?
02.17.10

Apple to use Fairplay for iBooks DRM?

FairPlay, you'll remember, is the oft-maligned (yet still much-used) DRM that locks down content on...

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02.15.10
Apple said to be using FairPlay DRM for iBookstore
02.15.10

Apple said to be using FairPlay DRM for iBookstore

Well, it looks like anyone hoping that books on Apple's iBookstore would be as DRM-free as music is...

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11.26.08
Quicktime 7.5.7 update cleans up HDCP Macbook issues, but only on SD vids
11.26.08

Quicktime 7.5.7 update cleans up HDCP Macbook issues, but only on SD vids

Releasing it's stranglehold on iTunes Fairplay DRM'ed content just a bit, Apple has issued a Quickt...

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11.26.08
Quicktime 7.5.7 update cleans up HDCP Macbook issues, but only on SD vids
11.26.08

Quicktime 7.5.7 update cleans up HDCP Macbook issues, but only on SD vids

Releasing it's stranglehold on iTunes Fairplay DRM'ed content just a bit, Apple has issued a Quickt...

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