Photoshop contests at Mechapixel | Forums
 
The golden bit is back!
Gain exclusive benefits and help support Mechapixel with Mecha+
Learn more - Subscribe
HomeContestsQueueShowcaseArcadeForumsMembersAboutContact
'Chairmanapproved' by Monkeyknife
Go Back   Mechapixel Forums > Main > Aarkie's Corner
Post New Thread Reply
Thread Tools
Unread 2014-12-04, 12:39   #1
aarkieboy's Avatar
aarkieboy
Moderator

Feb 5 2003
86,950 posts
Age 63
Male
Somewhere on this ball we call "Earth"
 



"Music is incredibly personal. What we like says so much about us and acts as a roadmap of our lives with songs attached to moments. So when a company removes some of those songs from a device because they are from a rival, it’s kind of a big deal.

The Wall Street Journal reports that between 2007 and 2009, Apple deleted music from users’ iPods that originated from competing digital music services. It didn’t just remove the music, instead it produced an error message that instructed users to restore their iPod when music from rival services was detected.

Once the restore was complete, the music from competitors would not sync back with the iPod.

Apple’s security director Augustin Farrugia told the court that there were legitimate security reasons for restoring the iPods and removing the songs. Farrugia said that Apple didn’t explain that it was removing the songs because, “We don’t want to confuse users.” (More)
My SignatureDisplay Signature Reply With Quote
Go Back   Mechapixel Forums > Main > Aarkie's Corner > Apple removed songs from iPods without telling customers
Post New Thread Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:22.

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.