‘iTunes on sale’ becomes ‘Gift cards on sale’ due to a trademark claim by Apple

As published on the Sydney Morning Herald website today:

By Asher Moses

Apple’s notoriously zealous lawyers have targeted an Australian man over his iTunes gift card blog despite it driving revenue to the company.

Brisbane recruitment consultant Rowan Coe’s site, iTunesonsale.com.au, tells people where they can buy discounted iTunes gift cards, allowing them to buy music, apps and other content from iTunes at significant discounts.

But just as the site is becoming popular, Apple is seeking to shut it down and has little time for Coe’s reasoning that he is simply driving revenue and customers to Apple.

It is far from the first time Apple has called in the lawyers to target Australian companies.

Read the rest at the Sydney Morning Herald.