Apple Wins Trim Of False Ad Suit Over App Sharing, For Now

Law360 (October 24, 2019, 9:57 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Thursday trimmed claims from a proposed consumer class action alleging Apple duped users into thinking their family sharing feature would allow sharing of in-app content of purchased or downloaded apps, but said the plaintiff can amend his complaint and try again.

Apple customer Walter Peters' June complaint alleges that through false advertising he was led to believe that if he downloaded a third-party app in the Apple App Store and then bought an in-app subscription, the subscription would be available to other members of his family plan, only to discover that it was not.

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