Psystar, the Florida-based manufacturers of the unauthorized Mac clones
that have been the scrutiny of a long-time court battle, has filed for
Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The move is likely to delay the proceedings in
the Apple case, though Psystar may not be able to finance its
continuing defense against Apple.
Steve goes on a leave of absence and leaves Tim Cook in charge of the day to day operations of Apple. While the staff wonders how long the Psystar case will go on considering the shaky legal ground Psystar is basing its arguments on.
It seems the battle between Psystar and Apple grows increasingly hostile as
time progresses. Psystar now claims that legally purchasing copies of
Mac OS X, allow for the operating system to be distributed on
Whoever suspected that Apple was a believer in conspiracy theories? The company alleges
that Psystar is actually a collective endeavor that includes a number
of powerful corporations and individuals banding
together in an attempt to bring Apple to its knees.