PRESS RELEASE January 7, 2009

Apple’s 2009 Proxy Statement Now Online

CUPERTINO, California—January 7, 2009—Apple® today announced that its 2009 proxy materials are now available on the web under the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Notice and Access rule and can be found at As a result of the Notice and Access rule, Apple is able to significantly reduce the environmental impact of producing and delivering printed materials.
Apple’s shareholders may still obtain a hard copy of the proxy materials free of charge by following the instructions provided on or in the Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials that will be mailed to Apple’s shareholders as of December 29, 2008. Apple’s 2008 Form 10-K was filed on November 5, 2008 and may also be viewed at
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning computers, OS X operating system and iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital media revolution with its iPod portable music and video players and iTunes online store, and has entered the mobile phone market with its revolutionary iPhone.
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