Franklin ACE 100 advertisement

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Date
1982 ca.
Credit Line
Courtesy of Marcin Wichary
Copyright Owner
© Franklin Computer Corporation
Keywords
Franklin ACE 100
Object ID
500004398

In 1982, Franklin unabashedly copied the Apple II design. Apple sued. Franklin initially won because the software wasn’t printed and didn’t have copyright notices. But the decision was reversed on appeal, and is frequently cited as precedent in copyright lawsuits.