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Kid Who Sold White iPhone Kits Forced To Shut Down His Website

Remember Fei Lam, the kid who made a small fortune selling white iPhone conversion kits and received a letter from a private investigator on behalf of Apple to end operations? Look at the sidebar here on MacStories, there's a promo banner for his old website "WhiteiPhone4Now.com".

Two days ago I noticed the website was down, but I thought Lam was just changing DNS or something. After all, he seemed pretty sure of the fact that he wanted to keep on selling his kits no matter what. Well it turns out, Apple won. In an email to Cult of Mac Lam confirmed he had to shut the website down, "possibly permanently".

No further details have been provided, but we can only assume the story got serious the moment Lam claimed he wouldn't stop selling conversion kits and Apple legal was after him. Foxconn also confirmed they didn't know anything about white iPhone parts being sold to Lam, so it's very likely that he got them from grey market. Who knows.

We wish the best of luck to Lam for his future efforts, which we're pretty sure won't include selling alternative Apple components.

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