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Apple Drops Its Copyright Lawsuit Against a Virtual iOS Creator

Apple’s controversial lawsuit against the security company Corellium seems to be history: The proceedings that were about to begin, were settled out of court, like the one Washington Post reported with reference to court records. Details on the terms of the agreement between the companies have not yet been disclosed. Corellium offers a cloud service for virtualizing iOS, which is primarily intended as a test environment for detecting iPhone security gaps.

The iOS virtualization will continue to be offered, Corellium only shared towards the Washington Post withwithout giving any further information. At the end of last year, a judge from the United States District Court for South Florida had already ruled that the virtualization of the operating system was not a copyright infringement and was considered “fair use”. The court also rejected Apple’s allegation that Corellium acted with “bad intent” because the security holes found in this way do not necessarily have to be reported to the manufacturer. Apple’s approach is “puzzling, if not insincere,” said the judge.

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