Editor of Gizmodo Blog Has Computers Seized

#Technology

Tue, Apr 27th, 2010 09:41 by capnasty NEWS

Police in California have seized computers belonging to the editor of a gadget blog which was involved in the purchase of an iPhone prototype. Gizmodo had admitted it paid $5,000 to an unnamed individual for the next generation device, which was reportedly left in a bar by an Apple employee. Gizmodo may have violated a California law covering the appropriation of stolen property for personal benefit. Here is what Scott Adams' Dilbert had to say about it.

Updates on the events here and check out also Gizmodo's take on the equipment seizure.

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