Apple is up against facing a class-action federal lawsuit pitting them against a slew angry customers, claiming the company is guilty selling f private information encrypted into their iTunes accounts. Leigh Wheaton, Jill Paul, and Trevor Paul, the plaintiffs in the case, are suing for a reported $5 million, on behalf the greater public.
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With the help their legal eagles, the trio drummed up a 51-page pamphlet, submitted under the auspices intellectual freedom: “None the information pertaining to the music you purchase on your iPhone stays on your iPhone,” the document goes on to state.
“The data Apple discloses includes the full names and home addresses its customers, together with the genres and, in some cases, the specific titles digitally-recorded music that its customers have purchased the iTunes Store and then stored in their devices,” the lawsuit contends.
In layman’s terms, the plaintiffs believe that Apple is earning a prit the reselling, and temporary allocation our encrypted data. Although it’s not entirely clear who the beneficiary these “third party arrangements” is, at the present time. Apple has so far kept quiet in the immediate aftermath the lawsuit going public. Keep it locked for more, and please be vigilant with your private information, regardless Apple’s culpability in the matter.