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Apple Drops Complaint Against Bluwiki

Jul 24, 2009, 21:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thomas Claburn)

"Apple has withdrawn legal threats sent last year to Bluwiki, a public wiki hosting site that contained anonymously authored pages about creating software to synchronize Apple iPods and iPhones using media management software other that Apple's iTunes.

"The Bluwiki discussion concerned efforts to reverse engineer a code Apple began including in its devices after September 2007 to limit access to the iTunesDB file. Without access to that file, third-party media software like gtkpod, Winamp, or Songbird won't work properly with Apple's devices."

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