The iPods class-action antitrust lawsuit is finally in the hands of a jury after nearly 10 years.
In a federal trial made famous more due to the legal wrangling as opposed to actual evidence, Apple is being accused of not letting the music of competitive music services from being played by users on Apple’s iPods. During the trial, both plaintiffs in the suit dropped out after attorneys found they did not actually buy iPods in the time period during which Apple is accused of wrongdoing.
In a federal trial more noteworthy for legal wrangling than evidence presented in a courtroom, Apple is accused of blocking the music of competitive services from playing on Apple’s iPods. But in the course of the trial, which lasted a week and a half, both plaintiffs named in the suit dropped out after lawyers discovered they did not buy iPods in the time period in which Apple is accused of wrongdoing. Read More here