In total, he purchased five iPads to send to friends; upon trying to purchase a sixth, his purchase was flagged. The store employee was unable to give him any further information about why he was unable to purchase more. I understand why there would be a cap on purchases while the devices are in high demand, but a "lifetime limit"? It seems a bit extreme. Do you think it would put the same restriction on iPods (I've bought at least six of those in my lifetime already, and expect I'll pick up a few more, eventually)? What do you think — is Apple overreacting, or does it have a valid point?