Judge dismisses US lawsuit against Apple over location data in iOS

Judge dismisses US lawsuit against Apple over location data in iOS

first2A California judge has dismissed a 2011 lawsuit that accuses Apple of designing iOS to allow third-parties to intercept location data from iPhone and iPad owners.

The suit — which also claims damages for excessive pricing of Apple’s devices and limited space for storage — was thrown out after District Judge Lucy Koh ruled that the plaintiffs had failed to substantiate their claims.

➤ U.S. judge dismisses Apple consumer lawsuit over data privacy [Reuters]

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