100000 dollars: this is the sum promised by his blog Gawker , Valleywag through, its declination in Silicon Valley, to leave a mole of its editors for one hour the test islation, the very fantasy of Apple touchscreen tablet . For those who dare not go that far, intermediate prices are provided: $ 10,000 for photos, a video for $ 20,000, $ 50,000 for photos or video of Steve Jobs using the object. “Anonymity winners and losers is guaranteed: we will behave as secret agents to prevent someone can be on your track, “reassures the site.
It made the news in France this week with the confirmation by Stephane Richard, the number two in France Telecom, its existence, and the announcement of its next marketing under brand .Before the group itself does not publish a semi-denial . French sites like ReadWriteWeb and Free Electron wondered since how this unexpected flight was welcomed by Apple. While speculation is increasing around the tablet, which should a priori be unveiled Jan. 27: there is even a picture summarizing most of the rumors so far.
Meanwhile, the little game Gawker has not rained at all to Apple, one of whose lawyers sent a letter to the site to ask him to stop the contest. It takes an argument to confirm the existence of the Tablet PC, and maintains its support. A “treasure hunt” that might be illegal, according to the news site Slate , who argued that the First Amendment, which protects freedom of expression in the United States, does not perhaps such practices.