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Apple lawyers sue over iPhone World Banner

by on21 April 2008


What is a fish between friends?

Apple lawyers have leaned on the iPhoneworld Website and ordered it to take down a banner it has been using for the last 14 months.

The banner was being used by the online magazine as it warmed up the Canadian audience to iPhone’s launch there. Despite the fact it was free advertising for Apple, the outfit's legal department was not amused with the fact the word iPhone was associated with a clownfish. The magazine has had to find a new picture, which apparently does not offend Apple. It is still a clownfish, though.

A magazine spokesman said that he had no idea what it had done to deserve Apple’s legal wrath, but that they had fully complied with Apple’s demands, although they did find this incident to be regrettable.

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Last modified on 21 April 2008
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