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Web Site Publisher Prepares to Defend Against Apple Suit

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Web Site Publisher Prepares to Defend Against Apple Suit

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Web Site Publisher Prepares to Defend Against Apple Suit

Web Site Publisher Prepares to Defend Against Apple Suit

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Before Apple Computer's big Macworld expo earlier this year, a 19-year old Harvard student named Nicolas Ciarelli posted rumors about the company's latest products on his Web site. To Ciarelli, his scoop was good journalism. But Apple sued, saying "the protection of our trade secrets is crucial" to the company's success. The Web site publisher now has a lawyer to defend against the compaint.