IPhone Antitrust Class Certified

Law360, New York (July 9, 2010, 6:00 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has certified a class action accusing Apple Inc. and AT&T Mobility LLC of monopolizing the aftermarket for iPhone voice and data services, but dismissed some of the plaintiffs’ allegations that a software update ruined consumer-modified iPhones.

Judge James Ware of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Thursday granted a class made up of consumers who bought an iPhone in the U.S. and entered into a two-year agreement with AT&T for iPhone voice and data service from June 2007...
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