These excerpts taken from the AAPL 10-K filed Dec 1, 2005.
Union Federale des ConsummateursQue Choisir v. Apple Computer France S.A.R.L. and iTunes S.A.R.L.
Plaintiff, a consumer association in France, filed this complaint on February 9, 2005 alleging that the entities above are violating consumer law by 1) omitting to mention that the iPod is allegedly not compatible with music from online music services other than the iTunes Music Store and that the music from the iTunes Music Store is only compatible with the iPod and 2) allegedly tying the sales of iPods to the iTunes Music Store and vice versa. Plaintiff seeks damages, injunctive relief and other relief. The first hearing on the case took place on May 24, 2005. The Companys response to the complaint was served on November 8, 2005.
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Plaintiff, a consumer association