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May 26, 2006

Apple Loses Appeal on Product Leaker

A three judge state appeals panel ruled today in California that Apple could not subpoena a web site (AppleInsider) for records relating to communications on leaked products.  Apple has been determined to find out who gave information on an unreleased product, a break-out box used to connect musical instruments to a computer.  The court ruled that bloggers were entitled to the same privileges that allowed journalists to protect confidential sources.  Onward to the California Supreme Court!

CNET has the breaking story and links to the opinion which is also linked here (thanks to CNET for including this).

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