“In an order dated last Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Jeremy Fogel dismissed a lawsuit submitted in July 2010 that accused Apple of fraud, deceptive advertising and violating California’s consumer protection and unfair business practices laws by making, marketing and selling defective tablets,” Gregg Keizer reports for Computerworld.
“The three plaintiffs — Jacob Balthazar, Claudia Keller and John Browning — said last year that they were duped into buying a defective device by Apple’s marketing claims that ‘reading on iPad is just like reading a book,'” Keizer reports. “Balthazar, Keller and Browning alleged that, unlike a book, the iPad unexpectedly shuts down in warm weather or when it’s in direct sunlight.”
Keizer reports, “But on Thursday, Fogel said that the trio’s original charges were inadequate. ‘The Court concludes that these allegations are insufficient,’ Fogel wrote in his order.”
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[Attribution: ZDNet. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Edward W.” for the heads up.]
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