Apple Can't Shake Privacy Suit Over Apps That Lift User Info

Law360, New York (August 6, 2013, 7:58 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday denied Apple Inc.’s effort to sink a proposed class action claiming the company failed to prevent third-party software applications distributed through its online App Store from uploading user information from Apple’s mobile devices without users’ permission.

It was Apple’s second bid to dismiss consumer Maria Pirozzi’s complaint, the first of which had succeeded. But this time around, Pirozzi managed to cure most of the problems U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar had found in the original complaint — with the exception...
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