eBay has just removed most of the fake white iPhone 4 due to Apple request. This is an e-mail sent from eBay to a black-to-white iPhone 4 conversion pacakage seller, stating this. As you know all white iPhone 4 you saw across the web is just a conversion packages from black to white device.
You recently listed the following listing: [Redacted listing name and number] Your listing has been removed. Your item was removed because of a request we received from Apple, Inc., a member of our Verified Rights Owner Program (VeRO), asking us to remove the item for: – Item(s) is a counterfeit product which infringes the trademark owner’s rights. For more information on why your item was removed, you should:
– Contact Apple, Inc. directly at firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions or concerns.
– Wait 7 days for Apple, Inc. to reply to you. Although most VeRO participants are willing to respond to polite email, please know that they aren’t obligated to reply.
– If after 7 days you haven’t received a response from Apple, Inc., please contact us by simply replying to this email. The rights owner or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the rights owner, Apple, Inc., notified eBay that this listing violates intellectual property rights. When eBay receives a report of this type of violation, we remove the listing to comply with the law. It’s against the law to sell fake, counterfeit, or pirated products. Your listing was removed because the item in your listing was reported by the rights owner as a fake or counterfeit through eBay’s VeRO Program. Due to this report, please do not attempt to relist, advertise, or offer this item for sale on any eBay site or service around the world.
Apple don’t want anyone to get their hands-on the seemingly never to be released white iPhone 4. But I’m wondering why Apple doing this ? and why now? , these packages were available since the release of iPhone 4 on last June. Do you think that Apple may surprise us with something? [via 9to5mac]