Apple Wins Injunction, Galaxy Tab 10.1 Banned In Australia

In the ongoing Apple vs. Samsung war, it looks like Apple has put a nail in the coffin one more time, this time in Australia. A little over a week ago Apple rejected a proposal from Samsung to end this tablet battle. What’s even more crazy is right before the ruling was to go down to possibly ban the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia, Samsung set up a temporary store two doors down from the Sydney Apple Store. Yesterday, the Federal Court granted Apple’s injunction to ban the Tab 10.1 in Australia until a trial is had to resolve the patient disputes between the two companies. Samsung has stated they would kill the release of the 10.1 if the injunction was granted as, without holiday sales, the tablet would be “dead” by the time it actually hit stores. The two players will be returning to court today to see if Samsung will be allowed to sell a modified version minus the technology that Apple sited in the complaint on two patents. Well, there you have it folks. I know this is getting old, but news is news. Take it as you will.

[via bloomberg]

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  • http://trevorsullivan.net Trevor Sullivan

    Ugh, this is disgusting an anti-innovative. Apple is an embarrassment to the tech industry.

  • Droid

    who pays for that? us of course.
    man im so never buying an apple product ever again…

  • Nayr

    Learn to spell, dumbass.

  • Mark 7

    Glad I don’t live there and wanting to buy a tablet. ‘Cuz if I was, this is the one I’d be looking at. The only other one I’d be interested in is the Transformer 2 or Slider. If I was Samsung’s CEO I’d go piss on Steve Jobs’ grave.