Jury rules in favour of Apple in iTunes DRM antitrust suit

Wednesday 17 December 2014 | 16:51 CET | News
A jury has made a decision in favour of Apple in a lawsuit filed against the company for DRM practices employed in iTunes, which claimed it was in violation of US antitrust regulations owing to decisions it made in regards to software updates, reported TechCrunch. The case alleged that iTunes updates, including 4.7, 7.0 and 7.4 were created for the sole purpose of introducing FairPlay updates that block competing services from offering music for users to play on their Apple music player hardware.           

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / RealNetworks
Countries: United States
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