Gizmodo Officially Not Being Charged in iPhone 4 Case
We are pleased that the District Attorney of San Mateo County, Steven Wagstaffe, has decided, upon review of all of the evidence, that no crime was committed by the Gizmodo team in relation to its reporting on the iPhone 4 prototype last year. While we have always believed that we were acting fully within the law, it has inevitably been stressful for the editor concerned, Jason Chen, and we are glad that we can finally put this matter behind us.
The two men behind the stolen iPhone, however, are being charged with misappropriation of lost property, and possession of stolen property according to the DA’s official statement posted on Gizmodo. I’m sure both Gawker Media and Apple are glad to have this case put behind them.