The case of the lost iPhone and a sour Apple

Indian Express - 30 Apr, 2010
Apple has been crowned the third strongest global brand in the world and Steve Jobs seems to be already flexing his new-found extra muscle. ...

Lost prototype may not dim excitement over new iPhone

San Jose Mercury News - Patrick May, Troy Wolverton - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
As it gears up to unveil what's widely expected to be a new iPhone at a conference in June, Apple, a company famous for building buzz by ...

Was Apple's iPhone police raid over the top?

Brisbane Times - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
Did the cops really need to break down a blogger's door over a lost iPhone? Unless you've been blogging under a rock you'll have heard about this story. ...

Unconvinced by iPhone finder's tale

Stuff.co.nz (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
The lost iPhone 4G. Some say one man's loss is another's gain, but now, "the finder", and Gizmodo are trying to say it was all in good faith. ...

Apple vs. Gizmodo

Los Angeles Times - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
The tech blog's expose on a lost Apple iPhone prototype that it bought, and Apple's reaction to it, has implications for journalists. ...

Don't prosecute Gizmodo for the lost 4G iPhone. - Tim Wu - Slate Magazine

Slate Magazine - Tim Wu - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
In 1971, the New York Times got a hold of a secret Defense Department report on the Vietnam War and ...

Calif. police know who found iPhone: reports

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
Gizmodo, an online gadget guide site, posted this photo of a next-generation iPhone prototype found last month at a California bar. ...

The Lost iPhone: Is Gizmodo Legally Protected?

TIME (blog) - Barbara Kiviat - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
Last month a software engineer at Apple accidentally left his iPhone in a bar. A fellow patron picked up the phone and asked the people in the bar around ...

Police ID Person Who Found New iPhone

ABC News - Mae Heussner, Liz Heron - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
Tech news website Gizmodo got hold of a prototype of the iPhone 4G, shown here, after it was left in a bar in Redwood City, ...

Police Know Who Found the Prototype iPhone

PC Magazine - Mark Hachman - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
Police have identified the individual who obtained the prototype Apple iPhone. But that may or may not be the person who sold it to the Gizmodo gadget blog. ...

Inquiry Into Gizmodo Blogger's Computers Halted

New York Times (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
An investigation into the computers and other devices seized last week at the home of a blogger who came into possession of an iPhone prototype has been ...

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Imagine a fictitious scenario of the special ...

MarketWatch - Therese Poletti - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
An investigator working on the stolen iPhone case was in a heated argument at his desk. "Whaddya mean he won't talk to us?" he shouted into the phone (not ...

Gizmodo faces war over iPhone prototype

Computerworld (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
It's looking like war between Apple and the state of California, on one side, and Gawker Media on the other. Is Apple is the puppetmaster pulling the ...

Search of blogger's computers suspended

San Francisco Chronicle - Alejandro Martínez-Cabrera - ‎Apr 28, 2010‎
The examination of the computers and devices seized Friday by local law enforcers from a technology blogger who got his hands on an unreleased iPhone ...

Apple, the iPhone 4G, the cops and the click-tart

Register - John Lettice - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
Impressive. A not insignificant section of the intertubes is holding Apple entirely responsible for a brutal, ...

The lost iPhone and a close ethical call

Los Angeles Times - James Rainey - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
An Apple engineer loses a top-secret prototype and a tech blogger ends up purchasing it from the finder. Who deserves our support? ...

Lost iPhone prototype spurs legal action (roundup)

CNET - Declan McCullagh, Greg Sandoval - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
by CNET News staff First, it was all about the details of a purported "iPhone 4G." Then the saga of how Gizmodo got that device exploded into a criminal ...

Police ID person who found iPhone prototype

CNET - Greg Sandoval, Declan McCullagh - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
Police have identified the unnamed person who found the prototype iPhone lost by an Apple engineer in a Silicon Valley ...

Gadgets of Gizmodo's editor seized

TODAYonline - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
SEATTLE - The Californian authorities have seized computers, digital cameras, a cell phone and other items from the editor of technology blog Gizmodo who ...

Can Gizmodo Win the iPhone Legal Battle?

New York Times (blog) - Nick Bilton - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
As we move into the second week of the iPhone-left-in-the-bar saga, the plot is moving from a technology news story to a legal one " and ...

REACT task force that targeted blogger addresses its connections to Apple

Los Angeles Times (blog) - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
The task force that raided a blogger's home Friday night after reports that he had come into possession of an iPhone prototype left open the possibility ...

iPhone Flap Sparks Police Raid, Shield-Law Talk

NPR - Laura Sydell - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
Gizmodo's articles about a next-generation iPhone reportedly found last month at a California bar included photos of the device in various ...

Apple has sat on steering committee for task force

MarketWatch - John Letzing - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- A steering committee charged with direction and oversight of a California police task force that ...

Q&A: Legal Questions in the iPhone Case

Wall Street Journal (blog) - Shira Ovide - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
One of the key legal questions in the police raid of a Gizmodo blogger's house is whether and why the tech site may be accused of theft of an ...

Company lacks control in high-profile pursuit of blogger, analysts say

MarketWatch - Dan Gallagher, Rex Crum - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
By Dan Gallagher & Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- While law-enforcement officials ponder the legality of computer equipment seized ...

'Lost' iPhone's Bizarre Twists And Turns

Forbes - Lee Gomes - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
BURLINGAME, Calif. -- Should a blogger go to jail for a scoop about a piece of hardware? How about his source? Those questions are part of the fallout ...

DA Mulling Charges Against Gizmodo Editor

InformationWeek - Antone Gonsalves - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
A California district attorney is trying to determine whether laws were broken over the tech blog's payment for an unreleased iPhone. ...

The 404 568: Where we have a warrant for your arrest (podcast)

CNET - Justin Yu - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
Gizmodo's story of the lost iPhone just got a little too real, with San Mateo County police raiding Gizmodo editor Jason Chen's Fremont, ...

Are checkbook journalists less worthy of protection?

Los Angeles Times - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
Gizmodo's biggest scoop so far this year -- an exclusive look at a new iPhone prototype -- cost the company $5000 up front, which seemed like a bargain at ...

Journalist shield law may not halt iPhone probe

CNET - Declan McCullagh, Greg Sandoval - ‎Apr 27, 2010‎
The criminal investigation into Apple's errant iPhone prototype took a new twist this week, when Gawker Media claimed ...

 

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