Apple Faces Sanctions Over Discovery Snafu In Privacy Case

Law360, San Francisco (March 21, 2013, 1:47 PM EDT) -- A California magistrate judge invited a motion for sanctions against Apple Inc. on Tuesday after grilling the tech giant over its failure to produce 3,600 documents in a class action claiming iPhones and iPads leaked users' private data until after the case's primary judge threatened sanctions over the lapse.

The plaintiffs urged the court in January to force Apple to hand over more documents in the case, after Apple's December motion for summary judgment came with several files the plaintiffs had not seen before.

That prompted...
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