May 13, 2012

Own an iPod? Then You're Suing Apple

Sonia Paul, CNN Tech


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(Mashable) -- If you're one of the millions who purchased an iPod between Sept. 12, 2006, and March 31, 2009, you might be in for a surprising email. It states that you're being enlisted in a class-action lawsuit against Apple — though you do have the right to recuse yourself.

The class-action lawsuit was originally filed by a customer in January 2005 and was ignited by the creation of the music serviceHarmony. Back in 2004, the company RealNetworks created Harmony as a digital rights management (DRM) translation service. It allowed users to play songs downloaded from...

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