http://thesynapseproject.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=27 posted a copy of the e-mail from apple legal heres what it said:
What do you think they mean by "unfair and unrealistic expectations" - could this mean slower than expected powermacs? no quad processors? no 1.4ghz? no DDR RAM???Subject: Legal Notice
Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2002 12:13 PM
From: Vayra, Fabricio
This letter is on behalf of our client, Apple Computer, Inc. ("Apple"), and relates to the public postings and display of photos, files and renderings purporting to be depictions of future Apple products ("Material") on your web site at:
Pursuant to Apple internal policies, this type of Material is not permitted to be disclosed or published to any unauthorized persons. By continuing to publish, display, or link to the Material, you and your company may be disclosing Apple confidential business information and/or Apple trade secrets and also may be held liable for infringing Apple's rights under various federal and state laws. Additionally, your actions may also set unfair and unrealistic expectations of what Apple will deliver to its customers.
Therefore, we request that you immediately cease and desist from displaying the Material on all web sites and servers under your control, including any hyperlinks to other locations where the Material may be available.
Because this is a matter we take very seriously, we ask that you confirm in writing that you have removed the Material from your web site. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and attention to this matter.
Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn, PLLC
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036-5339