“Apple is being sued again over the controversial data location file on its iPhone and iPad devices,” Jim Dalrymple reports for The Loop.
“Filed in the United States District Court for the District Of Puerto Rico, Lymaris M. Rivera Diaz is suing Apple, The Weather Channel and Pandora Media for intentionally intercepting personally identifying information,” Dalrymple reports. “The lawsuit contends that Apple captures the Unique Device ID and transmits that information, along with location data, to third-party advertisers.”
Dalrymple reports, “Apple is facing six different charges, including fraud, abuse, and unfair trade practices. The lawsuit is asking for monetary damages.”
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