The six weirdest iPhone lawsuits

Posted on Saturday, Dec 15 2007 @ 22:31 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
InformationWeek has published a "fun" article in which they take a look at the top six lamest iPhone lawsuits. Here's one of them:
1. Li v. Apple: This one takes the cake. As many of you remember, Apple dropped the price of the iPhone from $599 to $399 in early September, just two months after the initial release of the device. Many early adopters felt cheated. They considered the $200 price drop a slap in the face to loyal customers. Dongmei Li felt that slap harder than others, and filed a $1 million lawsuit against Apple for it. In her complaint she alleges, "the price reduction injured early purchasers like herself because they cannot resell the product for the same profit as those who bought the cell phone following the price cut." So in other words, she was hoping to make a quick buck by selling an iPhone oneBay (NSDQ: EBAY)? And because she couldn't do that, she felt she was entitled to $1 million? C'mon.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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