What you need to know
- Apple has reportedly taken legal action against the former manager of Germany's App Store, over a newly-published book.
- Tom Sadowski's book is titled App Store Confidential.
- A report states Apple is concerned the book contains business secrets that are of considerable value to Apple.
Apple is reported to have taken legal action against the former manager of its German App Store business, over his publication of a new book that could contain "business secrets" that are of "considerable economic value".
According to Focus:
A letter sent by Apple's lawyers reportedly told Sadowski and his publisher to stop deliveries of the book, recall all copies in circulation and to destroy all manuscripts. It claims that Sadowski has violated his employment relationship.
The about the author section describes Sadowski as a "rapper, ski instructor, management consultant and long-time Apple manager". In conclusion, the report states:
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