Apple Critic's Action Calls Siri Ads Misleading

Law360, New York (March 12, 2012, 5:49 PM EDT) -- An iPhone user claiming Apple Inc.'s voice-activated Siri feature doesn't work as he was led to believe filed a proposed class action against the company last week, accusing it of violating California consumer protection laws.

The complaint, filed by Frank M. Fazio in the Northern District of California on March 6, says Apple falsely advertises Siri as an easy-to-use navigational, informational and educational tool. Fazio said the product does not work as Apple’s marketing campaign says it does.

“For instance, when plaintiff asked Siri for directions...
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Case Information

Case Title

Fazio v. Apple, Inc

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Fraud or Truth-In-Lending


Howard R. Lloyd

Date Filed

March 6, 2012

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