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Psystar Asks for Donations, Sells 'I Sued Psystar' T-Shirts

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In perhaps the final chapter to the Psystar saga, Psystar has updated their website over the holidays with a letter explaining that they have suspended sales of the Rebel EFI software product as they await clarification from the courts.

Meanwhile, in an apparent effort to raise funding, they are asking for $20-$100 donations on their website and also selling a $15 T-Shirt that reads "I sued Psystar" on the front and "... and all I got was a lousy injunction." on the back.

Psystar was an unauthorized Mac clone manufacturer that was sued by Apple earlier this year for copyright infringement and DMCA violations. The final verdict came just a couple of weeks ago forcing Psystar to shut down by year's end.

Article Link: Pystar Asks for Donations, Sells 'I Sued Psystar' T-Shirts
 

SnowLeopard2008

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Yet somehow a few months ago, they were so confident that they would win the lawsuit. Apple suing Psystar is a a guy fighting a girl, no offense to you ladies out there.
 

mrkgoo

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This has become a real circus. The only thing I can believe now is that Apple set up the whole thing so they can set a precedent in court so no-one can make Mac clones ever again. And then sell T-shirts.
 

coolfactor

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Trying to appear like the cool rebel kid, but shining with desperation. Could you imagine a company like Apple selling t-shirts to keep their head above water? lol
 

bdkennedy1

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I haven't heard anything that sad and desperate in years.

They're going out of business. Accept it and move on.
 

Saladinos

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I suppose when the alternative is to cry...

they might as well try and cash in on the show they've created. Perhaps it was not unwitting, and they planned to actually turn a profit on satirising themselves.

I doubt the money they make on these will leave them anything after they've paid Apple's legal bills.
 

Lone Deranger

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Wow... that's so sad and pathetic.
I guess when you feed on the successes of another company like a parasite you don't have much dignity to begin with.

What a bunch of desperate clowns.
 

ChazUK

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Psystar, thanks but no thanks.
 

ipedro

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Cry me a freakin river...

They steal from the Hakintosh community and don't give back, engage in a frivolous lawsuit costing taxpayer money ... and now they're asking for donations and selling t-shirts? Die already.
 

Peace

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They steal from the Hakintosh community and don't give back, engage in a frivolous lawsuit costing taxpayer money ... and now they're asking for donations and selling t-shirts? Die already.

Not to defend them because I don't but there was no taxpayer money involved. It was a civil suit and Psystar has to pay all legal fees.
 
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