Apple Hit With Privacy Class Action Over Apps

Law360, New York (February 16, 2011, 4:20 PM EST) -- A putative consumer class has hit Apple Inc. and a number of iPhone and iPad application developers with claims including breach of contract for allegedly invading customers' privacy by sending data from the mobile devices to third parties.

The complaint, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, also names as defendants Groupon Inc., The New York Times Co., National Public Radio, Flurry Inc., Medialets Inc., Pinch Media Inc., Quattro Wireless Inc., InterActiveCorp., Pandora Media Inc., WebMD LLC and Yelp Inc....
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