Apple Can't Shake Deception Claim In IMessage Privacy Suit

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By Allison Grande (November 17, 2021, 9:23 PM EST) — A New York federal judge on Tuesday cut a pair of claims from a putative class action accusing Apple of breaching iPhone buyers’ privacy through an undisclosed software flaw that linked strangers’ Apple IDs, while allowing allegations that the tech giant misled users about the defect to move forward. 

In an order partially granting Apple’s motion to toss the dispute, which also names T-Mobile as a defendant, U.S. District Judge Lorna G. Schofield found that plaintiff Regge Lopez had failed to provide enough details about the statements that Apple allegedly made about its iPhone security features and how he was exposed to…

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