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updated 04:37 PM EDT 08.23.13
Appeals court rules Apple, Samsung allowed to keep sales data secret
The Federal US Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court ruling that would've forced Apple and Samsung to disclose legal documents containing sales and profit data, Reuters reports. "We recognize the importance of protecting the public's interest in judicial proceedings and of facilitating its understanding of those proceedings," a three-judge panel states. "That interest, however, does not extend to mere curiosity about the parties' confidential information where that information is not central to a decision on the merits."