They once looked like the swollen-tongued simpletons of the Internet-order hardware world, but it certainly does continue to look like Psystar’s had a plan from the start. That plan begins with an A:
One of the attorneys hired by Psystar Corp. to defend it in a copyright- and trademark-infringement lawsuit brought by Apple Inc. hinted that the clone maker will bring up antitrust issues if the case goes to trial…
“This case has been mischaracterized,” said Springer. “There are a lot more complicated issues than just copyright or trademark. There are more complex issues [than those] in respect to the end-user licensing agreement. And antitrust issues come into play, too…
When asked to expand on his comments about using antitrust as a possible defense, Springer demurred. “But take a look at the Web site of the lead attorney representing Apple,” he said. “Apple knows where this is going.”
It’s now starting to make sense why Apple took so long to sue Psystar: they knew that the supposed moron wandering around with the “Kick me” placard was egging them on. They’ve got a lot to lose here.
Mac clone maker’s lawyer hints at antitrust defense [Computer World]