The German Pirate Party won 8.9 percent of the vote in elections for the Berlin legislature. That netted them 15 seats. That’s a huge win for a party which was seen as mostly a quixotic effort. Their main plank is to move back to the unregulated Internet of the 1990s. They want to legalize non-commercial [...]
So Apple’s suing everyone left and right who’s selling anything that looks remotely like an iPad, including getting an injunction preventing Samsung from selling its Tab in Europe. It’s amazing to me the way Apple thinks they own the very concept of a tablet. So here’s a video from 1994 talking about Knight-Ridder’s tablet-based electronic [...]
Plenty of American and other companies have claimed that Chinese companies have copied their designs.
Now, a Chinese company is claiming that Apple stole the design for the iPad from it.