“The change to VPN handling stems from a $368 million judgment against Apple, wherein a federal jury in Texas found that the iPhone maker had violated the patents of VirnetX,” Bostic reports. “VirnetX holds U.S. Patent No. 8,05,181 for a ‘Method for Establishing Secure Communication Link Between Computers of Virtual Private Network.'”
Bostic reports, “The offending software is Apple’s FaceTime, which is featured on millions of iPads, iPhones, and iPods, as well as many recent Mac computers.”
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