Steve Jobs' yacht seized: Philippe Starck billing dispute leads Port of Amsterdam to impound Apple founder's yacht.

Steve Jobs' Yacht Seized By Port of Amsterdam Following Legal Action By Philippe Starck

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Dec. 21 2012 2:09 PM

Steve Jobs' Yacht Seized By Port of Amsterdam Following Legal Action By Philippe Starck

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The yacht ordered by Apple's late founder Steve Jobs remains docked at the De Vries shipyard in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands, on October 29, 2012. T

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The yacht Steve Jobs ordered before he died has been impounded by the Port of Amsterdam due to a billing dispute with its designer, the famous Philippe Starck.

Starck says he's only received €6 million of the €9 million he's owed for work on the €105 million yacht.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.

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