Last year, Burst.Com, got Microsoft to agree to settle Burst's patent and antitrust suit against Microsoft for $60 million. Microsoft agreed to license Burst's technology. Burst then threatened Apple with litigation. In turn, Apple is attempting to have Burst patents for audio and video software declared invalid. Burst claims that its patents apply to Apple's popular iPod player and iTunes software and service.
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