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Apple takes Cheap Shot at Microsoft after shipping iPod with Virus!

Posted by todd at 7:19 PM on October 17, 2006

IpodApple first of all just like any other manufacture of goods you should be ashamed of yourself for not having stronger quality assurance. This seems to be a running issue recently Allowing a virus that effects Windows users to be shipped on iPod’s is beyond unacceptable.

It’s bad enough that this has happened, and then you take a cheap shot at Microsoft on your website in reporting the problem you created. You will not win any friends in the Windows PC community low blow commentary you have on your support website. For those that have not seen the remarks I am referring to that Apple made check out a portion of Apple’s response to shipping iPods with a Windows Virus on them.

“The iPod nano, iPod shuffle and Mac OS X are not affected, and all Video iPods now shipping are virus free. As you might imagine, we are upset at Windows for not being more hardy against such viruses, and even more upset with ourselves for not catching it.”

It is obvious that Apple does not respect their Windows customers. I can guarantee you that the majority of people that have iPods have a Windows computer at home, and at work. The arrogance of this post reflects the demeanor of Apple at this time. Screw the customer and laugh in there faces! That’s the way it has been with the MacBook issue and now this. [Apple]