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Topic # 17323 21-Nov-2007 13:39
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Interesting story, (requires registration unfortunately)

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119555979166399118.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

A German court asked Deutsche Telekom AG's local wireless business to change how it markets Apple Inc.'s iPhone, indicating the tougher time Apple will have selling the cellphone in Europe than it does in the U.S.

The court has temporarily prohibited T-Mobile Deutschland GmbH from continuing to sell the iPhone only in combination with a two-year service contract. The court also asked that the product be ...


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  Reply # 96228 21-Nov-2007 16:10
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Yeah, I saw this story elsewhere (engadget mobile maybe). Will be interesting to see what happens, being that the case is in Europe I don't fancy Apple's chances, Europe tends to have a better sense of fair-play and open transparency around these sorts of issues.




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  Reply # 96344 22-Nov-2007 09:48
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It worked:

http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/11/21/business/EU-FIN-COM-Germany-iPhone.php

But somehow I see another lawsuit claiming the 999 euro price tag for an unlocked iPhone is daylight robbery.

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