iPhone throttling: Class actions pile up as Apple hit with 32nd lawsuit


Lawyers contend that Apple’s software updates intentionally degraded the performance and utility of iPhone owners’ devices.

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Apple now faces a total of 32 class action lawsuits in the US for slowing down iPhones with older batteries without telling users.

Dozens of law firms in the US have filed suits seeking damages on behalf of iPhone owners, with potential suits brewing in France, Australia, Canada and South Korea.

As reported by Patently Apple, this week alone five US law firms filed separate iPhone slowdown class actions, including one from Hagens Berman, the firm behind the case that ended with Apple paying a $450m fine over eBook price…

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