Apple iPod Users Recertified In Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (November 23, 2011, 5:56 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday recertified a class of Apple Inc. customers who say the Silicon Valley giant violated numerous antitrust laws by preventing its music devices from playing songs not purchased through Apple’s iTunes music service.

U.S. District Judge James Ware agreed to once again certify a group of iPod buyers who had lost their class status in 2009, saying that the Apple customers had demonstrated that the company’s alleged antitrust conduct had common impact on the iPod users.

“The court has previously found...
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