Website: Steve Jobs Emails Were Real

Tech site accuses Apple's PR team of lying
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 3, 2010 4:17 PM CDT
In this June 7, 2010 photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs uses the new iPhone 4.   (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

(Newser) – This little tempest in the tech world isn't going away: Boy Genius Report today is lashing back at Apple and insisting that the email exchange it published between Steve Jobs and a customer is legit. (Jobs tells him to "calm down" about iPhone "rumors.") BGR says it verified the email headers as coming from Jobs' mailbox. "The replies were all real, the timestamps were all matched up, and the thread was consistent. This was not faked in any way whatsoever."

BGR acknowledges an error in its original posting—it misattributed a line to Jobs that was actually written by the customer, but the rest stands. Apple yesterday denied Jobs wrote any of it. Maybe so, says BGR, but whoever at Apple has the authority to monitor his email box certainly did. (Only one person knows for sure, so someone might want to email

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