Palm’s All About Open and Free! Unless You Try to Use Their Stuff…

We all know that Palm loves to be open and free, considering they think they can use anyone’s software for free.

Palm has unleashed its legal team on the makers of the aptly-named “Palm Pre Android Theme” that borrows icons, wallpapers, and all around feel from the Palm Pre.

palm-pre-android-themePalm is uptight here about graphics copyrights and trademark infringement — and the company is demanding that they cease use of the Pre’s interface, name, etc. Palm comes out and says that it “appreciates that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery,”however, they’re worried about consumers confusing it for the Pre. It’s not like they would think that was an iPhone…

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