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Old 08-27-2012, 12:08 PM   #51
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Originally Posted by Dave_S View Post
Steve Jobs himself said "Good artists copy great artists steal". Link
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To clarify, and as is clear in the video, Jobs was quoting Pablo Picasso in the headlined quote. The follow-up quote is all him.

There's also a clear distinction between yesterday's statement, which concerns actual, literal patents Apple owns, versus the more general, in-the-ether ideas Jobs references in the video. The Picasso quote speaks to the idea that innovators borrow ideas and an incorporate them into their own work: in this case, he meant that Apple's designers and engineers took all manor of life experiences and used them to make Apple products fresh and innovative. As opposed to the "stealing" he referenced in the press release, which is literally taking a patented technology that somebody owns.

As a company, Apple has consistently been fair in licensing technologies it's found useful or interesting (though Nokia may beg to differ). Has HTC? The lawyers will figure that out, and when they do I look forward to 2015 Steve Jobs's take on it. [YouTube via commenter Fractal the Meek]
http://gizmodo.com/5483914/steve-job...-artists-steal
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