Monday, October 5, 2009

Pystar Offers MacOS "Virtualization"

Pystar – the maker of Cupertino-unsanctioned Mac clones that failed to get traction with antitrust counterclaims against Apple for failure to license its operating system to third-party OEMs – now resells MacOS X as a virtulization solution.

It'll be interesting to see what Pystar will be able to win in terms of arguments about the limitations of software vendors to buyers' use of their wares. Assuming Pystar really has been destroying evidence against it and otherwise conducting itself contrary to the applicable rules, it's possible that case-ending sanctions end the case and not a genuine ruling on the merits. This might be good for Apple, but who knows what it might portend for customers.

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