“A federal judge in New York has dismissed a class action lawsuit against Apple, reports say. The case originated in complaints about [now-discontinued] iMac [G5 model(s)], saying that the computer would begin displaying vertical lines after the warranty period had expired,” macNN reports. “Apple was alleged to be aware of manufacturing defects, while doing nothing to caution the public.”
MacNN reports, “The dismissal is based on the nature of the allegations, which the judge has ruled to be too broad to be examined. The case could however persist on the basis of its common-law claim, so long as plaintiff lawyers amend it to reduce scope. An altered suit would likely carry lower penalties for Apple.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]