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the issues in the PlayStation case seem strikingly similar to those
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From the article:
"Game industry giant Sony suffered a setback in its legal battle
to kill a software program that allows Macs to run games designed
for the PlayStation."
"Earlier, the San Francisco Federal District Court issued a
preliminary injunction in favor of Sony that restricted Connectix
from shipping a product called Connectix Virtual Game Station.
Virtual Game Station essentially lets Apple owners run games
designed for Sony's PlayStation on their systems. The court said
that Connectix's software infringed Sony's intellectual
"This week, however, The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed
down a decision to "reverse and remand" the preliminary injunction.
Sony will continue to pursue its case, but the ruling means that,
for now, the San Mateo, CA-based Connectix can resume sales of the
Macintosh version of the software. A Windows version will ship
shortly, the company said."
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