Apple Urges End To Fla. Class Action Over IPhone Updates

Law360 (March 23, 2020, 6:16 PM EDT) -- Apple urged a Florida federal judge Monday to cut off a proposed class action from iPhone 4 owners claiming the company intentionally made its FaceTime videoconferencing app nonfunctional for iOS 6 and older operating systems, saying the claims were clearly filed too late and fail in substance.

During a telephonic hearing before Fort Lauderdale-based U.S. District Judge Raag Singhal, the tech giant argued that Florida state law and case law make clear that fraudulent concealment is not among the grounds for tolling a claim, so plaintiff Austin Belanger's August 2019 complaint alleging Apple intentionally changed the way FaceTime worked on iOS 7 or...

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