Bruce Willis May Sue Apple Over iTunes Library Ownership

Posted September 3, 2012 at 4:14pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 16980 views

Bruce Willis, a well known Hollywood actor, is considering legal action against Apple over his desire to leave his iTunes music collection to his daughters, report The Daily.

Willis has discovered that, like anyone who has bought music online, he does not actually own the tracks but is instead 'borrowing' them under a licence.

Most purchasers do not bother to read the details of the terms and conditions they agree to when buying an album but the small print makes it clear that music bought through iTunes should not be passed on to others.


Willis has apparently spent thousands of dollars on purchasing music through iTunes and would like to leave it to his kids when he dies. One solution considered is to establish a family trust as the 'holders' of his music library. Another is to support ongoing legal action in five states that seeks to increase the rights given to downloaders.

Solicitor Chris Walton told The Daily, "Lots of people will be surprised on learning all those tracks and books they have bought over the years don't actually belong to them. It's only natural you would want to pass them on to a loved one. The law will catch up, but ideally Apple and the like will update their policies and work out the best solution for their customers."

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Update:
Bruce Willis' wife Emma Heming-Willis says this story is not true.





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rudyy - September 5, 2012 at 6:12am
Since the update says the story is not true, the story should be removed. Having said that, fuck Bruce Willis, and Fuck Apple.
rudyy - September 5, 2012 at 11:22am
@haha. Fuck you with all ur sheep. I bet when you first got laid was with a sheep.....also fuck you ratGT. AND FUCK You also Samsung=Shiite
Justabrake - September 5, 2012 at 3:48am
I don't see the problem if your allowed to burn the music to CDs
Moonshine - September 4, 2012 at 6:36pm
I like apple products but I hate apple
Tony - September 5, 2012 at 12:29am
Are you nut! have you ever read the article before posting your stupid comment? This about songs in iTunes / Apple iDevices!
Moonshine - September 4, 2012 at 6:35pm
Unlike apple products but I hate apple
Kurt - September 4, 2012 at 3:54pm
Note to all you fruit bashers; this is NOT an Apple issue. Complain to the music labels and sue their asses.
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